Turning to God: How You Can Pray Like a Jesuit

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Length: 52 mins
Special Projects, Georgetown University
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Turning to God: How You Can Pray Like a Jesuit

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 52 mins
Special Projects, Georgetown University
(1 customer review)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

Do you struggle to articulate your innermost sentiments during prayer? Look to the rich and established Jesuit tradition for guidance on talking with God.

For centuries, Jesuits have vouchsafed a trove of spiritual insights and practices to Christians everywhere. Founded in the sixteenth century by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Society of Jesus is internationally recognized for its educational and cultural stewardship. In 2013, Pope Francis became the first Jesuit to hold the papacy, sparking new interest in Ignatian spirituality.

In this 10-part audio series by one of the most gifted modern Jesuit spiritual masters, you will find wise reflections on a handful of the greatest Jesuit prayers. A beloved member of Georgetown University’s Jesuit community during his lifetime, Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., Ph.D., introduces, reads, and examines each prayer with your spiritual growth in mind.

A warm and generous man, Rev. Gray handpicked these 10 prayers from the Ignatian tradition to share with you. Starting with “The Principle and Foundation” in the Read More

Do you struggle to articulate your innermost sentiments during prayer? Look to the rich and established Jesuit tradition for guidance on talking with God.

For centuries, Jesuits have vouchsafed a trove of spiritual insights and practices to Christians everywhere. Founded in the sixteenth century by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Society of Jesus is internationally recognized for its educational and cultural stewardship. In 2013, Pope Francis became the first Jesuit to hold the papacy, sparking new interest in Ignatian spirituality.

In this 10-part audio series by one of the most gifted modern Jesuit spiritual masters, you will find wise reflections on a handful of the greatest Jesuit prayers. A beloved member of Georgetown University’s Jesuit community during his lifetime, Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., Ph.D., introduces, reads, and examines each prayer with your spiritual growth in mind.

A warm and generous man, Rev. Gray handpicked these 10 prayers from the Ignatian tradition to share with you. Starting with “The Principle and Foundation” in the Spiritual Exercises, you will encounter classic Ignatian prayers as well as those by Jesuit writers like Karl Rahner and Teilhard de Chardin. As you make your way through the talks, you will learn to channel your sentiments, inspirations, and desires into powerful expressions of faith.

The Jesuit legacy is one of rich knowledge and careful practice. Learn to pray the Jesuit way—baring your heart and mind to the God you desire to know better and serve more faithfully.

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Rev. Gray (1930-2018) was a nationally recognized expert on Ignatian spirituality and served as Special Assistant to the President at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. From 1983 to 1989, Rev. Gray was Provincial for the Detroit Province and, from 1991 to 1995, Executive Director of the Detroit Province Spirituality Team. He was an Associate Professor of Spiritual Theology at Weston School of Theology from 1977 to 1983, and he served both as Dean and as an adjunct professor in spiritual theology at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California. During his long career, he also taught at Fordham and John Carroll Universities, Loyola University of New Orleans, and the University of Detroit Mercy. His many noteworthy publications include: An Experience in Ignatian Government and Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits.As a young man, Rev. Gray earned a bachelor’s degree in Latin from the Society of Jesus at Milford, Ohio and a Master’s degree in English from Loyola University Chicago. From there, he would go on to earn licentiates in philosophy and sacred theology from West Baden College in Indiana. From 1965 to 1968, Rev. Gray completed his doctoral studies in English as a Knapp Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.In May of 2018, Rev. Gray was involved in a car accident and subsequently succumbed to his injuries at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Michigan. He was 87 years old.
 

  • The First Principle and Foundation
  • Prayed for Generosity
  • God’s Grandeur
  • Our Way of Proceeding
  • Prayer for Light and Help
  • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • Daniel Lord, S.J.
  • Soul of Christ
  • Karl Rahner
  • Take and Receive

1 review for Turning to God: How You Can Pray Like a Jesuit

  1. Manny

    A Great Go-To, Mini Prayer Retreat

    This little course is great. Ten wonderful prayers that I put on my ipod and listen to during a commute. Fr. Howard’s insights are thought provoking and his voice has an endearing quality.

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