In Memory of Joe Palmisano, SJ

A Jesuit friend assured me that they only invite the most wise and experienced spiritual directors to serve on the 30-day retreat.  I’d had some not-so-great directors on shorter retreats, so my biggest concern about completing the Spiritual Exercises was whether or not I’d have a good spiritual director. If you have to maintain sacred… Continue reading In Memory of Joe Palmisano, SJ

It’s Got a Nice Ring to It

I’ve always wanted a ring.  It doesn’t have to be an engagement ring or wedding band, and I certainly don’t imagine a guy getting down on one knee.  I’ve just always wanted a ring. Last summer, much to my surprise, I found it!  I was browsing along the Rocky Neck Art Colony, not at all… Continue reading It’s Got a Nice Ring to It

30 Days of Silence: If You Never Get Lost, You Never Get Found

Today is the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.  Ignatius was a great spiritual pilgrim, and his path to following Jesus is well documented in his Spiritual Exercises.  I am grateful for so many people, men and women, lay and religious, Jesuit and others – who have been… Continue reading 30 Days of Silence: If You Never Get Lost, You Never Get Found