America has a number of resources to help you renew your faith during this Lenten season, in addition to our coverage of the daily news at the intersection of the church and the world.
The Word: Scripture Reflections
Throughout Lent, our weekly Scripture reflection podcast will include a more immersive audio experience of the Gospels paired with reflections written by the staff of America Media. New episodes come out every Wednesday. During Holy Week, starting April 6, we'll have new episodes daily, so that we can journey through Holy Week together. Subscribe to “The Word” today and add these reflections to your Lenten routine.
Imagine: A Guide to Jesuit Prayer
Ignatian contemplation is a method of prayer in which you use your imagination to see and interact with scenes from Scripture. This new podcast will guide you through contemplative exercises in the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises. New episodes will be available every Friday during Lent and every day from Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday. You can find "Imagine" in "The Word" podcast feed.
Examen with Fr. James Martin, S.J.
The examen is a centuries-old prayer practice that helps you find God in your daily life. Our podcast is based on a technique that St. Ignatius outlined in the Spiritual Exercises, his classic manual for prayer. Each week Father Martin will provide you with a new reflection and guide you through the examen prayer. Subscribe today to start praying the examen each and every day.
Jesuitical: A podcast for young adult Catholics
Jesuitical is published every Friday and features Catholic news from around the world along with guest interviews and our listeners’ favorite section: consolations and desolations, the part of the show where our hosts talk about how they found (or struggled to find) God in their daily lives. Listen throughout Lent to hear fun and inspiring stories that will help you enjoy and deepen your faith.