Discernment Resources

Whether you are looking for a quick read or a long retreat to guide you in that next important life choice or your personal discernment practice, there are Ignatian resources available to help you.  Read the article Discernment: The Forte of Jesuit Education in the new magazine, arriving in mailboxes soon, to learn about the challenge issued by Father Steve Sundborg, SJ, President of Seattle University, to the attendees of the 2018 Alpha Sigma Nu Triennial Conference.  


Discernment in a Nutshell by Joseph Tetlow, SJ

An Ignatian Framework for Making a Decision by Jim Manney

How Ignatian Spirituality Gives Us a Way to Discern God's Will by David Fleming, SJ


Discernment blog 

Something Clicks - A monthly newsletter for making good decisions


What's Your Decision? How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity by J. Michael Sparough, SJ

The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius in Daily Life by Kevin O'Brien, SJ

Always Discerning: An Ignatian Spirituality for the New Millenium by Joseph Tetlow, SJ


Search 'Ignatian Discernment' on YouTube.  These are two videos of many you might find helpful:

Discernment: A Jesuit Guide with Kevin O'Brien, SJ

What is Discernment? with Father General Arturo Sosa, SJ

Retreats and Spiritual Direction

For a full listing of Jesuit and Ignatian retreat houses, browse IgnatianSpirituality.com's selection

You can also search for an Ignatian spiritual director.  Learn how here.