The Ignatian Examen

There is an incredibly powerful prayer practice in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola called the Prayer of Examen. While the Ignatian examen has been interpreted and applied in various ways, I have found that looking closely at the origin of the practice and developing my own variation of the examen has had a tremendous effect [...]

Review: John Paul II Prayer App

Leading up to the feast day of Blessed John Paul II, I have been praying with the Bl. John Paul II prayer app by Little iApps. The JPII prayer App is a part of the eVotions series by Little iApps which includes other apps available for $0.99: St. Michael, St. Francis, St. Joseph, and St. [...]

St. Augustine of Canterbury Prayers

May 27 is the feast of St. Augustine of Canterbury, the first bishop of England and the inspiration for many Catholic converts. Consider incorporating the following St. Augustine of Canterbury prayers on his feast day: A Prayer for Christian Unity Holy Father, You have given us in St. Augustine of Canterbury, a great witness of [...]