Mar
29
2017

A Strange Rhythm

Posted by Raj Vijayakumar, SJ in Our Seasons

The story of two ants has a very Christian meaning for our daily lives in Lent.

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Mar
28
2017

Gozo's Azure Window

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Culture

The iconic Azure Window on the Maltese Island of Gozo collapsed on March 8, 2017.

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Mar
27
2017

Flowers for the Living: A Tribute to Des Kennedy

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"I come to this page now to invert the famous line of Shakespeare's Marc Antony. I come to praise my uncle Des, not to bury him, and with more than sufficient reason, seeing that he isn't anywhere yet near dead."

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Mar
26
2017

Giving Glory to God: The Fourth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"Saint Irenaeus reminded us that the fully alive person gives glory to God. "

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Mar
25
2017

What We Believe: Part 12 - Source and Summit

Posted by Father Benign, SJ and Admin in Our Spirituality

"The new Catechism in its chapter dedicated to this sacrament uses about twenty pages to elaborate on what it means by its fundamental appraisal: "The Eucharist is 'the source and summit of the Christian life.'"(1324)"

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Mar
24
2017

Centering Prayer and Ignatian Prayer: Part One - Basics

Posted by Jean Marc Laporte, SJ in Our Spirituality

Jean-Marc Laporte's January stay at the Desert House of Prayer near Tucson, Arizona, led him to write this three part blog on Centering Prayer. Today - Basics

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Mar
23
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 4 - Dominican

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Timothy Radcliffe O.P. and the challenges of the Dominican path.

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Mar
22
2017

Finding Freedom Amidst Fear

Posted by Eric Immel, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"Daily, I pray these words: Take Lord, receive my liberty. Liberty – the state of being free, of doing what one pleases without facing oppression from authority. As an American, it strikes me as strange that I would pray to God to take and receive this liberty – the very thing that allows me to proclaim that I am free. " Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Mar
21
2017

Prayer

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

in this Poetry Tuesday we seek help from God in in coming "to know the beauty of a word."

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Mar
20
2017

Praying For Christian Unity

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Spirituality

"If there is such a thing today as the Ecumenical Movement, a movement for Christian Unity, we owe it, first of all to the Anglican and Protestant Churches among whom it began in the early twentieth century, a hundred years ago, out of which came the World Council Churches."

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