Sacred Space is a work of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus. It originated in the offices of the Jesuit Communication Centre in Ireland in 1999. Being a ministry of the Irish Jesuits, it is inspired by the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (Ignatian spirituality).

Sacred Space calendar

Sacred Space ordinarily follows the scripture sequence of the Revised Common Lectionary. Adaptations are made to the Irish calendar to acknowledge the international readership of the site.

Scripture texts

Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicised Edition, copyright 1989, 1995, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. For more information about this translation see NRSV.net or NCC websites.

Prayer and inspirational texts

Texts of prayers and reflections are written for Sacred Space unless otherwise noted.

Sacred Space policies

Frequently Asked Questions – General

Frequently Asked Questions – Technical

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