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The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.September 03, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through an Examen on praying with nature.
Faith News
James Martin, S.J.August 30, 2019
Three recent examples show what it looks like for the institutional church to welcome L.G.B.T. Catholics in the context of Gospel values and church teaching.
Faith Faith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.August 30, 2019
The best-selling memoirist on her turn from agnosticism to the Catholic Church and how Ignatian spirituality has changed her life
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 23, 2019
Our commitment to God is expressed through living out the gospel, but also in your fidelity to prayer. Day in and day out. “Showing up and shutting up,” as my friend likes to say about daily prayer.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 19, 2019
There’s nothing wrong with setting a particular practice aside for a time and trying something else. Maybe you could pray with the psalms. Or maybe take a book of spiritual reflections and let that invite you into prayer. Or maybe you could just sit quietly in God’s presence.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 12, 2019
Many devout Christians end up, with the best intentions, overwhelmed by the great many things that they feel that they have to do in their daily prayer, as if prayer is just a “to do” list.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 02, 2019
Imagine Jesus were to come into a room and tell you something. You would obviously treasure his words and want to remember exactly what he said. So you’d certainly write them down, maybe even paint them on the wall of every room in your house.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.July 29, 2019
The most significant gift to the world from St. Ignatius, as every Jesuit will tell you, is the distinctive spirituality known as “Ignatian spirituality.”
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.July 22, 2019
Faith sharing means gathering your friends so that you can pray alongside one another. It may just open up new avenues of connecting with your faith.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.July 15, 2019
To find out about retreats you might start by looking up a nearby Jesuit retreat house on Jesuits.org.