Jul
30
2016

A Guide to Reading the Bible #25 - The Book of Kings

Posted by Fred Power, SJ in Our Spirituality

"What are commonly known today as First and Second Kings used to be designated as Third and Fourth Kings in the Bible. The two books of Samuel were the first two Books of Kings. Looking at them as four books about the rise and fall of kingship in Israel helps us to understand that they form a unit."

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Jul
29
2016

Crossing the Line

Posted by Paul Sullivan in Our Daily Lives

In life there is always a llne and always someone crosses the line. In today's post, an avid hockey fan talks on such crossed line.

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Jul
28
2016

Truth and Lies in JB's "Love Yourself."

Posted by Colten Biro, SJ in Our Culture

Today;s posting - reprinted from The Jesuit Post - looks at the lyrics of one of Justin Bieber's songs "Love Yourself."

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Jul
27
2016

Faith Seeking Understanding

Posted by John McCarthy, SJ in Our Spirituality

Before becoming Socius to the Provincial, John McCarthy,SJ taught at St. Mark's in Vancouver. During that time he wrote today's post about what teaching means to him.

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Jul
26
2016

Our Hearth

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem for Poetry Tuesday is one of an ongoing series of poems from Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ's book "Prairie Childhood Snapshots - 1943 - 1958."

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Jul
25
2016

The Skin I'm In

Posted by Damian Torres-Botello, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"My skin isn't always straightforward in the way it defines me. Sometimes my skin has me mistaken for a Samoan, or an Indian, or Native American. In actuality, I'm Latino. A Latino who doesn't speak Spanish. No hablo EspaƱol. I'm as Mexican as I can be without the language, and as American as I can be without being white." Reprinted with permission from The Jesuit Post.

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Jul
24
2016

Does Matter Really Matter? Finding God in the Forest

Posted by John McCarthy, SJ in Our Spirituality

"At an early age I was seduced by nature; tempted by rock, wind and water, invited by barrens, bogs and forests, infatuated by the wilderness of my native Newfoundland. Mesmerized, obsessed, blinded, I fell for nature. The affair continues. "

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Jul
24
2016

The Global Insufferability Index (GII)

Posted by Paul Sullivan in Our Daily Lives

While you may never have heard of the Global Insufferability Index (GII) - until now - the GII plays an important role in saving the planet.

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Jul
23
2016

A Guide to Reading the Bible #24 - The Book of Ruth and The Books of Samuel

Posted by Fred Power, SJ in Our Spirituality

In this posting of A Guide to Reading the Bible, we learn the story of Ruth, a Moab woman who became the great-grandmother of Israel's most revered king - David.

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Jul
22
2016

A Dignified Couple

Posted by Paul Sullivan in Our Daily Lives

A visit to New York by Will and Kate prompted some musings on the role of the royals in today's world.

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