My first post on dotMagis: Young Adult and Layman

November 23, 2011

I am excited to announce that I will be a contributing writer on’s blog: dotMagis.  dotMagis is one of the blogs on my daily reading list, and it is one of the few that I read every single word to every day.  I am both excited and nervous about being on the team of contributors at dotMagis.  Thank you to, Loyola Press, for your invitation to be part of  something that already impacts my life daily.  Today, my first post is up.  Here is a piece of it: 

I am always amazed at how much his story speaks to the young adults and how much they find encouragement and inspiration in Ignatius’s story. To begin with, Ignatius’s conversion happened when he was a young adult and a layman. Instantly, this opens up the reality that we are invited, as Ignatius was, into a relationship with God right now as we are in our 20s and 30s. His conversion story did not happen after years of theological training or years of religious education; rather, it happened in the prime of his military career. What does that say to young adults? To read the rest….


Becky is an Ignatian-trained spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and writer. She is the author of the Busy Lives and Restless Souls (March 2017, Loyola Press) and The Inner Chapel (April 2020, Loyola Press). She helps others create space to connect faith and everyday life through facilitating retreats and days of reflection, through writing, and through spiritual direction. With nearly twenty years of ministry experience within the Catholic Church, Becky seeks to help others discover God at work in the every day moments of people’s lives by utilizing St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises and the many gifts that our Catholic faith and Ignatian Spirituality provide.

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