An "Ignatian-Style" Rosary

A reader sent me a link to this.  And, no, I hadn't heard of it either.  But check it out.  It's from the California Province Jesuits.  They suggest using the techniques of Ignatian contemplation (imagining yourself in the scene) and applying them to particular events in Jesus's life, for a new way of doing the Rosary.  Interesting.  See what you think here.  (But where's the First Contemplation?) 

James Martin, SJ

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Eugene Pagano
9 years 2 months ago
The hyperlink is missing as of 6:18 p.m. EST.
Beth Schaper
9 years 2 months ago
Here's the link to the First Contemplation.
Beth Cioffoletti
9 years 2 months ago
I'll have to spend a little more time with it, but my first reaction is that it feels a little too "contrived" for me.  There's not enough room (or invitation) for me to use my imagination and discover my own response.
Joseph Farrell
9 years 2 months ago
I'm a huge fan already. Thanks, Father Martin! (I hope they go back and add the first meditation at some point... probably a transcription error.)
Stephanie Schmude
9 years 2 months ago
JF - The first meditation is on the introductory page -


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