In Ignatian Spirituality, the Magis which is described as the “more,” goes beyond the ordinary parish life offerings. Jesuits refer to the Magis as a way that is “conducive to the greater service of God and the universal good.” These ministries bring one into a deeper faith and therefore a deeper conversation with God. Through this deepening spiritual relationship, one is compelled to continue giving to others in faith and service.
The face of each person who suffers is a face of Christ. One of the deepest causes of suffering experienced by those whom sickness or aging afflicts is a sense of isolation from the faith community. Because we are members of the Body of Christ, it is Christ who is present to us in our suffering, particularly through our Ministers of Care.Learn More
In 1521 Ignatius was gravely wounded in a battle with the French. While recuperating, Ignatius Loyola experienced a conversion. Reading the lives of Jesus and the saints made Ignatius happy and aroused desires to do great things. Ignatius realized that these feelings were clues to God’s direction for him.Learn More