Learn to make an Ignation “Examen” every night. Remembering God’s mercy helps us be merciful
The Daily Examen
Part of the rich tradition of the Catholic Church is recognizing the need to reflect on the day’s activities — to remember God’s invitation and our response or lack of response. Saint Ignatius of Loyola developed a simple method by which you can review each day in a way that will help you grow in self-understanding and free you to follow God’s will. This practice is often called the Daily Examen. Many people choose to practice this prayerful review of their day before going to bed at night by following the five steps below.