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The examen is an ancient prayer practice that enables you to find God in your daily life. Our podcast is based on a technique that St. Ignatius Loyola outlined in the "Spiritual Exercises," his classic manual for prayer.

Each week Fr. Martin will provide you with a new reflection and guide you through the examen prayer.

The Examen with Fr. James Martin, SJ America Media

    • Spirituality
    • 4.6 • 423 Ratings

The examen is an ancient prayer practice that enables you to find God in your daily life. Our podcast is based on a technique that St. Ignatius Loyola outlined in the "Spiritual Exercises," his classic manual for prayer.

Each week Fr. Martin will provide you with a new reflection and guide you through the examen prayer.

    Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.
    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min
    Thirty-Fourth Wednesday in Ordinary Time

    Thirty-Fourth Wednesday in Ordinary Time

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.
    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min
    Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

    Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.
    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min
    Thirty-Fourth Monday in Ordinary Time

    Thirty-Fourth Monday in Ordinary Time

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.
    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min
    Feast of Christ the King

    Feast of Christ the King

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.
    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min
    The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    We'll continue to use the same reflection and examen for the rest of the week. New reflections will be added every Sunday.

    *Due to Covid-19, our 2020 reflections are re-purposed from earlier examen episodes.

    • 18 min

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4.6 out of 5
423 Ratings

423 Ratings

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A great way to end the day

We never miss listening and meditating with the Examen. It is a blessing.

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I am having a problem with receiving the entire meditation this week. Yesterday, the podcast would not go beyond minute 8. Today it quit right after the daily reflection. I hope that this can be corrected. It’s a wonderful way to end, or occasionally start, my day.

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