This leaflet from our “How to Pray” series offers direct, condensed instructions for how to pray the nightly Examen before bedtime. This traditional practice was conceived by St. Ignatius as a way of prayerfully reviewing one’s day, with both its difficulties and blessings, then peacefully re-committing oneself to God before going to bed.
The four-fold method of The Examen is:
It ends by looking toward the next day and re-committing oneself to God.
Measuring just 2.5″ x 4″ the leaflet fits easily in the pocket, making it ideal to hand out after Mass or at events.