JesuitPrayer is your one-stop shop for Ignatian Spirituality on the go. The founder of the Jesuits, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, created the Spiritual Exercises to deepen our relationship with Christ and to move our contemplation into service. Ignatian spirituality reminds us that God pursues us in the routines of our home and work life, and in the hopes and fears of life's challenges. In collaboration with the Magis Center for Catholic Spirituality and Loyola Press, JesuitPrayer offers daily scripture, Ignatian reflections, and prayer to anchor your day and strengthen your resolve to remember what truly matters.
· Read daily Scripture, Ignatian Reflection, and Prayer
· Submit a prayer request
· Receive personalized response from the Jesuit Prayer Team
· View virtual prayer cards
· Set "call to prayer" reminder
· Set "call to daily examen" reminder
· Sign up for daily email
· View daily inspirational image
This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.
- updated reminder page
- updated project with Swift to meet all iOS version and new devices
Ratings and Reviews
Many God-seeking folks have a challenging time reading text found in books, articles, texts or social media posts.
This app addresses that reality. It presents the Ignatian spiritual tradition with an easier-to-read format. The format includes a (1) daily image, (2) an interactive UI, and (3) a read-aloud feature. (4) The daily prompt also helps by encouraging perseverance.
Effectively, an app user like myself develops critical thinking and reflection by the act of daily reading. These developments are compounded by the content. The app developer may also increase these developments by expanding on the four strengths aforementioned.
The content is inspirational and palatable.
It’s simple, it touches you.
Yesterday I put in my first prayer request, and within a couple hours I honestly had the best day in a very long time… Not without challenges but those challenges were overcome before I could even address them. I know it sounds crazy and I know it all just happened too fast, but to me it all stems from starting my day with this prayer asking others to help pray for me and truly trusting that Jesus was with me. It was kind of amazing and brought so much joy to my heart
Points toward God
Uncomplicated interface, doesn’t try to do too much in the app, introduces Ignatian spirituality, avoids political polemic or ideology (except the pope’s often radicalized speech bytes), there are daily inspiration archives that go back at least as far as 2016, prayers are direct and simple without being simplistic, and the app when it shines points toward Jesus and God who deliver us all.
I would like to see two things: a modernization of Ignatian Exercises that yet preserves its stringency, and a resurrection of older prayers and litanies in the our vernacular (for example the Litany of Humility).
The developer, Jesuits, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.
No Details Provided
The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.
- U.S. Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, Inc.
- 22 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Apple Vision
- Requires visionOS 1.0 or later.
- Age Rating
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