Pathways to God

Michael Beattie SJ
Year by year, the world over, Jesuit priests and brothers come together on 3lst July to celebrate the feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The community here at Farm Street is no exception and as Jesuits we are always delighted to share the Eucharist and this celebration with you all and we thank you for being with us this evening.The Pamplona war wounds in the form of a shattered leg and a lengthy and very painful convalescence were the start of a life changing experience for St. Ignatius....
The Catholic Truth Society has published a new booklet on prayer by Paul Nicholson SJ.Entitled Pathways to God – a guide to the practice of silent prayer, it describes eleven different ways to pray, gives you step-by-step instructions on how to go about them, and invites you to try them for yourself.Drawing on a tradition that has its roots in the experience of the Jesuit founder St Ignatius of Loyola, Fr Paul Nicholson invites readers, who are looking to the Christian contemplative tradition...
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“Have you said your prayers?”When I was a child, my mother would ask me that each night before I went to sleep. Perhaps yours did the same.So the idea of praying as speaking words to God came to me early on. Later I read in the gospel about a time when his disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray. “Say this when you pray”, he said, and taught them the Our Father.Reciting set prayers can take you a long way in building your relationship with God. For Catholics, the Our Father, Hail Mary,...
In June the Director of Spirituality for the Jesuits in Britain and the communications office launched PathwaystoGod.org, a new online resource for Ignatian Spirituality.  Pathways to God has daily prayers and inspiring reflections. It incorporates the websites for our spirituality centres St Beuno's in North Wales, the Mount Street Jesuit Centre in London and the Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow, as well as the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) and...
No one else possesses my world, which i can see from my unique point of view
Pathways to God‘Pathways to God’ is our new website bringing together different aspects of Ignatian spirituality in a single location. Visitors to the website will be able to access the latest news and content from our three centres: Mount Street Jesuit Centre, St Beuno’s Residential retreat centre and Ignatian Spirituality Centre Glasgow, as well as resources tailored to developing a deeper relationship with God.A section of the website is devoted to enhancing your personal...