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Resources for meetings that go somewhere. Parish Vision and Brainstorming for Mission Thinking outside the box is harder than it sounds. The first goal is to spend some time helping discern the Lord’s vision for your parish. This is not “touchy feely”—it is your North Star that guides mission. And a good prayerful brainstorming session gets your…

About Susan Windley-Daoust

About Susan Windley-Daoust

Probable headstone: Only God could write a story this surprising. Hello, my name is Susan Windley-Daoust, and I am the person behind the Creative Evangelization website. Thanks for being here! A little bit about me: I am a cradle Catholic, and I was raised in the American South, surrounded by Southern Baptists. This means I…

Imaginative Prayer Reading Guides: Jesus’ Infancy and Childhood

Imaginative Prayer Reading Guides: Jesus’ Infancy and Childhood

 

Imagine you were with Jesus during his infancy and childhood. This 8-page printable PDF includes four imaginative prayer reading guides: The Annunciation; The Circumcision; The Presentation; and The Hidden Life of Jesus. Each 2-page reading guide walks you through the steps of imaginative prayer (also called Ignatian contemplation), providing cultural and historical background to help you better imagine the text during your time of prayer. A handy PDF printing guide helps you easily print only the pages you want to print.

 

This resource is designed to supplement the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus: An Introduction to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer.

 

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An Introduction to Imaginative Prayer (PDF)

An Introduction to Imaginative Prayer (PDF)

 

Imaginative prayer is a great way to “meet” Jesus face-to-face. Here’s a two-page PDF guide to getting started. This resource is abridged from the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus: An Introduction to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer.

 

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Imagine You Walked with Jesus Prayer Group Kit

Imagine You Walked with Jesus Prayer Group Kit

 

Are you using Imagine You Walked with Jesus: An Introduction to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer with a small group or class? This starter kit provides all the materials you need:

 

  1. “An Introduction to Imaginative Prayer” (2 pages), an abridged version of the book introduction
  2. “How to Start A Walking with Jesus Prayer Group” (4 pages), which includes session plans, bulletin announcements, and more
  3. “Reading Plans for Imagine You Walked with Jesus” (14 pages), with 12 themed reading plans provided in both PDF and editable Word formats
  4. “Journaling Imaginative Prayer: Five Examples” (5 pages), which includes examples of imaginative prayer journal entries from five different writers
  5. “70 Scripture Passages for Imaginative Prayer” (2 pages) in a helpful chart form

 

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Journaling Imaginative Prayer: Five Examples

Journaling Imaginative Prayer: Five Examples

Enrich your imaginative prayer experience by journaling about it. Here’s how, and examples from five different writers. This article is also available as an abridged PDF. If you like writing, you may find it particularly fruitful to write about the Gospel story as you experienced it during your prayer. You can record your experience in…

Imaginative Prayer Journal Examples (PDF)

Imaginative Prayer Journal Examples (PDF)

 

Here are five examples of imaginative prayer journal entries for you to share with your students or prayer group. This resource is excerpted from the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus: An Introduction to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer.

 

You can also view the reading plans in the article 12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer.

 

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How to Start a Walking with Jesus Prayer Group

How to Start a Walking with Jesus Prayer Group

Is your group interested in trying imaginative prayer? Here’s a guide to doing imaginative prayer with a group using the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus. Imaginative prayer, also known as Ignatian contemplation, is a way of praying by prayerfully imagining oneself inside a scene from a sacred text (typically from one of the Gospels):…

12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer

12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer

The following imaginative prayer readings plans are excerpted from Imagine You Walked with Jesus: A Guide to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer by Jerry Windley-Daoust (Our Sunday Visitor, 2021). You can get these reading plans in a handy PDF or MS Word format in our store: Imaginative Prayer Reading Plans. Readings for Beginners The following readings are…

Imaginative Prayer Reading Plans (PDF)

Imaginative Prayer Reading Plans (PDF)

 

Here are a dozen reading plans for your imaginative prayer practice, either individually or as part of a Walking with Jesus prayer group. The download includes both a PDF file and an editable Word file that you can modify for your own purposes. This resource is excerpted from the book Imagine You Walked with Jesus: An Introduction to Ignatian Contemplative Prayer.

 

You can also view the reading plans in the article 12 Reading Plans for Imaginative Prayer.

 

When you purchase this printable PDF, you agree to our Digital PDF Licensing Terms. Purchase one license for every 10 copies you intend to print.