Additional Meeting Resources
High School Youth
College Freshman/Sophomore Meetings from Loyola Marymount University
Rockhurst University CLC
Some prayer helps and spirituality resources in the Ignatian tradition:
3 Minute Retreats
Daily online prayer
Daily prayer presented visually step-by-step in 10 minutes
Downloadable MP3 recordings of daily scriptural prayer
Great resources on prayer, spirituality, decision making
Give Us This Day
From the Benedictine tradition but very young adult friendly
Daily scripture meditations based on liturgical readings
Orientations for Spiritual Growth
Great prayer helps
For Further Reading on Ignatian Discernment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.