“I’ve always had a longing because I wasn’t raised with anything.”
To prepare to play a Jesuit priest in Silence Andrew Garfield trained with Fr. James Martin and did The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola (more in our book). America: Andrew Garfield didn’t expect to fall in love with Jesus. Watch the videos after the jump. Thanks for supporting our blog.
If you ever doubt the power of books to change a life, consider the story of Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order. Ignatius knew his path as a child. He would be a military officer, just like his father. He was not interested in anything but the army, but in his reading he was converted. Read more from Melissa Musick after the jump:
Everyone I know who has done spiritual direction, myself included, highly recommends it. Kathleen Hirsch writes for Crux about what spiritual direction is, and is not, and how to find a spiritual director (like one of the guys pictured above). Read it here: On a spiritual journey it’s good to have a soul friend