Frequently Asked Questions
We are updating our Frequently Asked Questions. The old list is here but you will see the list below develop as we answer questions like yours. Please feel free to ask about something you don’t find answered here by using our contact form.
Contacting Sacred Space (2)
We are always interested to receive constructive input on how we can improve Sacred Space and better meet your needs. Click here to see Feedback we have received from other users. Use our specially designed form to contact us with … Continue reading
Contacting us is easy. Just click here and complete the contact form to send us your comments or queries. Write to us at : Sacred Space 36 Lower Leeson Street Dublin 2 Ireland Call us in Dublin on: + 353 1 7758 510 Send … Continue reading
Customizing Sacred Space (1)
Yes, creating a user account makes it possible to customize Sacred Space for yourself. You can adjust the size and font of the text, the background and fade speed of pages and there is even a music option. Click here to register … Continue reading
Daily Prayer (5)
The 6 stages of the Daily Prayer allow attention to be directed to selected aspects of the prayer in turn. The questions offered are not for self-examination, but to allow us bring ourselves authentically before God.
The daily prayer is a self-paced prayer session made up of 6 separate stages. The stages are: The Presence of God The prayer begins with acknowledging the body and senses Freedom We surrender to the will of God and admit … Continue reading
There are two ways to print the prayer: From the home page click on Begin the Prayer and then select the Print button beside the day you want to print. To print a prayer that you have already opened, click the … Continue reading
Although the prayers are written in the first person, the prayers are for doing rather than simply reading. Each stage is a kind of exercise, or meditation, to help you get in touch with God, and God’s presence in your … Continue reading
From the Sacred Space home page click on Begin the Prayer. You will be directed to a page showing all the prayers for the current week. Choose the day you require and Sacred Space will guide you to the first … Continue reading
Latest Space Newsletter (1)
Our regular Newsletter, called Latest Space, is full of relevant information about Sacred Space, our partners and other items. It is free to subscribe so you can always stay fully informed about us and the service we provide. Click here to … Continue reading
Living Space (5)
Living Space is that part of Sacred Space where you will find longer reflections and commentaries on the daily readings. Readings for Sundays, weekdays, other Holy Days and Saints appear here on a daily basis. All reflections were written by … Continue reading
You will find a calendar of recent readings and commentaries in the Right Hand Sidebar on every page in Living Space. Commentaries for the upcoming days are also listed – Just click on the reading you want to view.
As a guide the following commentaries are provided: Sundays: one commentary on all readings. Weekdays: separate commentaries on the first readings and gospel texts. Saints: separate commentaries on the Saint and on the assigned readings.
It is possible to view and search our Archive. Just click on the “Archive Search” link at the bottom of the Right Hand column on any Living Space Page. Please note there are practical limitations to the structure and presentation … Continue reading
Yes, there is an index of all Readings and Commentaries. Just click on the “Archive Search” link at the bottom of the Right Hand column on any Living Space Page. The Archive is searchable by Gospel (Matthew, Mark, Luke and … Continue reading
Pray with the Pope, Novenas and Retreats (3)
Every month the Pope asks us to Pray with him for his Universal and Evangelical Intentions. These Prayers are made available for you on the Sacred Space site each day.
Yes, each year we offer two short retreats, one for Advent and one for Lent. A link to the retreat is provided at the relevant time on the Sacred Space homepage. Click here to access the latest retreat.
There are 2 novenas currently available on the Sacred Space site: A novena to Sacred Heart of Jesus. Prayer for Peace on Earth
Sacred Space General Questions (6)
The Sacred Space logo draws on a well-established Jesuit motif often referred to as a ‘sunburst’ and is used to encircle the IHS, a monogram of the name of Jesus. The compass rose, a pattern used to distinguish the cardinal … Continue reading
Living Space is the area of the Sacred Space website where you will find commentaries on the daily scripture readings. These were written by the late Frank Doyle SJ but remain available as many people continue to find them of … Continue reading
Sacred Space is inspired by the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and is a work of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus – the Jesuits. Saint Ignatius was a sixteenth-century Basque, whose insights into God’s working with the … Continue reading
Visitors to Sacred Space find the site can help them in many different ways – each and everyone important in their own way. Some common benefits reported to us are: Helping visitors form a habit of prayer in their lives … Continue reading
We are happy to encourage new translations. New languages and translators will be considered where they can work online to make texts available. We are currently reviewing our system with a view to renewing the introduction of new versions soon. … Continue reading
Latest Space Newsletter (ISSN 2009-2008) is the newsletter of Sacred Space. It has been published periodically since 2002. You can see the most recent edition here. Enter your email address here to opt in to our mailing list.
Support for Sacred Space (6)
There are 4 ways to donate and help the work of Sacred Space: 1) Donate via PayPal 2) Donate by Credit Card 3) Send A Cheque or Bank Transfer 4) Donate directly to our UK Charity Account
If you have a PayPal account then donating through PayPal is as easy and safe as usual. Follow the simple steps below to help us: 1. Go to Support page 2. Click on Donate via PayPal to go to PayPal Currency Screen 3. … Continue reading
Making a donation by Visa or Mastercard is as simple and secure as you expect. All transactions are processed in Euros by Realex Payments, a leading Global Payments Service Provider handling over €20 Billion worth of payments for 12,000 … Continue reading
You can make a donation by cheque, bank draft or money order, simply make it payable to “Sacred Space”. Our postal address for receipt of donations is: Sacred Space 36 Lower Leeson Street Dublin 2 Ireland Thank You
If you are based in Britain or Northern Ireland and prefer to donate via our UK Charity Account then it is easy to do so. The account, called Jesuits In Northern Ireland, is set up to receive Sterling Donations. To … Continue reading
If you are a PAYE or Self Accessed Tax Payer in the Republic of Ireland then we can make the most of your generosity by availing of the tax relief on your donation. Since 2013 the scheme for relief on … Continue reading