"as he says at the start of his annual message, listening is a condition for genuine dialogue. It is a great need for each one of us: to be heard, to be listened to..
May Day, maybe mayday mayday. April’s ended having rained in damaging ways. Yes, flowers are expected now in great array. Yet, just north outside our east front door Are still to be seen—mounds of snow. Maybe I’m mistaken that winter is gone. Most of the frost has left the front lawn. And the sun s
"A new heaven and new earth are offered to each of us in this season of Easter. How do you experience it?"
"Easter offers us an invitation to walk with Jesus in a life renewed by his Resurrection. The Risen Lord makes all things new.."
Three reflections on Good Friday for your contemplation by Michael Couts, SJ
"Thursday is a celebration of turning those ordinary forms of service, hospitality and availability, into a way to imitate Christ. "
"Rupp helps us see that something as everyday as a doorway can help us to ponder our spiritual growth. A good exercise for Palm Sunday and Holy Week is to unlock the spiritual lessons that are being offered to us. "
"How easy it is to write off certain situations or individuals, seeing that they seem barren, unable to produce."
"Christmas never stops tugging at us, as this igNation series illustrates in its seasonal exploration of that strange dance between religion and popular culture and deeply grafted traditions, expectations, and associations. This is the time of year when sentimentalism overpowers even the most auster
"Many people find themselves reflecting back on their own hidden life and experiencing a closer kinship with Jesus. In other words, they allow themselves to advance in wisdom, age, and grace along with Jesus."