Examen Prayer (A19A3)

Examen Prayer. Please Read the Examen Prayer below: The Examen Prayer This outline is based on Ignatius’s presentation of the examen in the Spiritual Exercises (n.43). And is altered from Fr. Gallagher’s book The Examen Prayer. Transition: Humilitas & Caritas. I become aware of the love with which God the Father looks upon me as I begin this examen. Step One: Gratitude. I note the gifts and blessing that the Father’s love has given me this day, and I give thanks to Him for his grace. Step Two: Petition. I ask the Holy Spirit for an insight and strength that will make this examen a work of grace, fruitful beyond my human capacity. Step Three: Review. With Jesus, I review the day in general. I look for and at the stirrings in my heart and the thoughts that have been from God and not from Him this day. I review my choices in response to both. Step Four: Forgiveness. I ask for the healing touch of our merciful Father who, with love and respect for me, heals my heart’s burdens. Step Five: Renewal. I look to the following day and, with the Holy Spirit, plan concretely how to live it in accord with God’s loving plan and desire for my life. Transition: Aware of God’s presence with me, I prayerfully conclude the examen. 12/15/19

Examen Prayer (A19A3)

Examen Prayer. Please Read the Examen Prayer below:

The Examen Prayer PDF of the Examen Prayer

The Examen Prayer

This outline is based on Ignatius’s presentation of the examen in the Spiritual Exercises (n.43). And is altered from Fr. Gallagher’s book The Examen Prayer.

Transition: Humilitas & Caritas. I become aware of the love with which God the Father looks upon me as I begin this examen.

Step One: Gratitude. I note the gifts and blessing that the Father’s love has given me this day, and I give thanks to Him for his grace.

Step Two: Petition. I ask the Holy Spirit for an insight and strength that will make this examen a work of grace, fruitful beyond my human capacity.

Step Three: Review. With Jesus, I review the day in general. I look for and at the stirrings in my heart and the thoughts that have been from God and not from Him this day. I review my choices in response to both.

Step Four: Forgiveness. I ask for the healing touch of our merciful Father who, with love and respect for me, heals my heart’s burdens.

Step Five: Renewal. I look to the following day and, with the Holy Spirit, plan concretely how to live it in accord with God’s loving plan and desire for my life.

Transition: Aware of God’s presence with me, I prayerfully conclude the examen.

12/15/19

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