Additional Meeting Resources

High School Youth

College Freshman/Sophomore Meetings from Loyola Marymount University

Rockhurst University CLC

Prayer Helps

Some prayer helps and spirituality resources in the Ignatian tradition:

3 Minute Retreats
Daily online prayer

Sacred Space

Daily prayer presented visually step-by-step in 10 minutes

Downloadable MP3 recordings of daily scriptural prayer

Ignatian Spirituality
Great resources on prayer, spirituality, decision making

Give Us This Day
From the Benedictine tradition but very young adult friendly

Daily Reflections
Daily scripture meditations based on liturgical readings


For Further Reading on Ignatian Discernment

God’s Voice Within: The Ignatian Way to Discover God’s Will
by Fr. Mark Thibodeaux , SJ

A clear and practical resource for anyone who wants to develop their spiritual intuition or inner GPS and learn to discern God’s will. The author uses everyday language to guide people to recognize false and true spirits within us, so that making decisions can become more of a response to God’s inner promptings, rather than unconsciously reacting to life around us.

Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality
by Margaret Silf

A congenial, practical, and dynamic presentation of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Like a good compass, this book serves as a solid guide for those who wish to allow the wisdom of the Spiritual Exercises to renew their life’s direction and purpose.

Tattoos on the Heart
by Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ

For twenty years, Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world. In Tattoos on the Heart, he distills his experience working in the ghetto into a breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith.

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation
by Parker J. Palmer

A book that helps you to listen, to love, and to trust yourself. A reflective guidebook for those willing to take the inner journey that leads to discovering God’s dream for one’s life.

The Alchemist
by Paul Coelho

An inspiring fable about a young shepherd in Brazil who leaves the comfort and confines of his life to pursues his life dreams. On the journey he learns valuable life lessons and ultimately finds himself.

A Sacred Voice Is Calling
by John Neafsey

An inspiring journey towards discovering our vocation in life written for young adults. The author recounts wisdom from many traditions about how we can listen to our sacred voice that calls us to serve and make a difference.

The Discerning Heart
by Wilkie Au and Noreen Cannon Au

For those who want to cultivate a discerning heart by choosing Christ in daily life through everyday experiences as well as learning to choose and respond to God in bigger decisions through an Ignatian process of discernment.

Hearing with the Heart: A Gentle Guide to Discerning God’s Will in Your Life
by Debra Farrington

A good start if you want to learn useful tools for discernment, whether you consider yourself religious or spiritual-but-not-religious.