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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
14
2017

The Wooden Pasture Gate

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Culture

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

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Mar
13
2017

The Missing Glove - A True Story

Posted by GG Francisco in Our Culture

From the pen of GG Francisco comes this tale of Christmas.

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Mar
7
2017

Both Sides

Posted by Grace Colella in Our Culture

Today's Poetry Tuesday entry looks at the notion of both sides.

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Mar
3
2017

Building a Nation

Posted by Andy Nguyen, SJ in Our Culture

" I have yet to see a recently built public building in East Timor that entirely encapsulates the empowerment of its people. Instead, I have seen four Burger Kings.

Forging a national identity is difficult when a young nation is being assisted and influenced by so many foreign entities and people with diverse ideas and values." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Feb
28
2017

Study War No More

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

Does the dance mean the end of war or just another pause in endless fighting?

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Feb
14
2017

Regret

Posted by Jason Vaz, SJ in Our Culture

Today's Poetry Tuesday reflects on childhood and breakage.

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Feb
6
2017

The Stranger Things of Friendship

Posted by Sean Barry, SJ in Our Culture

"The main thing that struck me as I watched Stranger Things was the centrality of relationships." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Jan
31
2017

Windy

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

The joys and fears of flying a kite catch our attention in today's Poetry Tuesday.

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Jan
29
2017

What We Know - But Don't Know That We Know

Posted by Colten Biro, SJ in Our Culture

"Grammar is about the last topic I would expect to trend on Twitter. And yet, when Matthew Anderson, a BBC editor, tweeted a picture from Mark Forsyth's book The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase, it received tens of thousands of likes and retweets." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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