Remaining Faithful

This month our team of writers at Into the Deep are reflecting on "Growth in the Spirit". As we enter the Easter Season, this series will explore the various ways Ignatian spirituality guides us in being able to notice that the Risen Christ is right in front of us.   Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash “God has not called me to be successful;… Continue reading Remaining Faithful

Praying When Angry

Does prayer ever feel like a lot of work to you? Do you find yourself struggling to pray or avoiding prayer altogether? This month our team of writers at Into the Deep are reflecting on times when prayer is hard - when prayer is dry or desolate; when we're too tired, confused, or angry to pray; when… Continue reading Praying When Angry

Uniquely Created: Called and Sent for Mission

I am excited to join Becky Eldredge and friends as a regular contributor to the blog “Into the Deep: Exploring Ignatian Spirituality through the Voices of Women”. This month’s blog series focuses on the ways each of us are uniquely created - formed by God, each with unique gifts, to fulfill the need for love in the… Continue reading Uniquely Created: Called and Sent for Mission

By Waiting and By Calm

  I generally like to think that I’m a patient person. Lately, however, all of this waiting is really trying my patience!  Throughout this period of transition, there has always been something to keep me busy – writing assignments, part-time work, Spanish classes, job searches, preparing reflections for my prayer group, networking dates, trying new… Continue reading By Waiting and By Calm

Chocolate Chip Spirituality

It is a good thing that I did not give up cookies for Lent! Last week was Reading Week at Northwestern University, and the Student Advisory Board at the Sheil Catholic Center enthusiastically hosts “study days”, where we dole out an extra dose of Sheil hospitality.  Our volunteers conjure up inordinate amounts of snack food… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Spirituality

Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles

It’s been a busy couple weeks with a string of speaking events in Chicago and Wisconsin, which concluded this past weekend with a talk at the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Parish Leadership Day. I have grown quite accustomed to talking about the single life with other singles.  Parish Leadership Day gave me a chance to view… Continue reading Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles