Our Seasons

Jan
15
2017

Negros y Blancos: Black, White and Blue All Over

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Seasons

"Had my faith the same intensity and dedication as go into the marvels of this carnival, I would be a walking firebrand setting the world aflame with the love of God. Had my soul the same depth of desire to make manifest the beauty of creation, I would be moving mountains to glorify the Creator. The lesson is to live fully and thus praise the font of life."

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Jan
3
2017

The Journey Of The Magi

Posted by T.S.Eliot in Our Seasons

One of the three Magi discovers he is no longer at ease with the old dispensations.

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Jan
2
2017

Another Kind of Camino

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Seasons

"Various artists have depicted the scene of a tired Joseph patiently walking beside a pregnant Mary seated sideways on a donkey. It was an early Advent of waiting for the child to be born. To enter into that time and space, is to walk another "Camino," the destination being Bethlehem. "

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Dec
26
2016

Christmas 2016 - Literature and Liturgy

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Seasons

The Christmas story makes not just great literature but powerful Liturgy. Great literature helps us relive the past, but liturgy makes the past present, here and now, in Mystery / Sacrament / Body of Christ.

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Dec
25
2016

Christmas 2016 - The Love that Surrounds Us.

Posted by The Jesuit Communication Project in Our Seasons

"We have a range of choices in how we chose to acknowledge Christmas from ignoring it through the purely social which includes the hallowed traditions of the Christian services proclaiming Emmanuel -- Christ is with us! --- and the family gatherings that follow, "

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Dec
18
2016

Advent 4: The Mystery of Our Identity

Posted by The Jesuit Communication Project in Our Seasons

The Fourth Sunday of Advent offers us the mystery of our identity. It calls us beyond ourselves into an intimacy with the ongoing Body of Christ .

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Dec
15
2016

The Journey: Letters Home, 1961 - 1963 Part 11

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Seasons

In an ongoing new series for igNation, using excerpts from letters written to his parents between 1961 and 1963, Father Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ shares his experience of being a Jesuit novice and scholastic.

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Dec
14
2016

Pleaseā€¦.NO MORE HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Seasons

"When God sent His Son to be born on Christmas Day, I doubt He ever expected the frenzy that consumerism would bring with the celebration of this event."

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Dec
13
2016

Christmas Time

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Seasons

Where are all these people rushing to? And why are they in such a hurry? What might they be missing?

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Dec
11
2016

Advent 3: Moments of Joy

Posted by The Jesuit Communication Project in Our Seasons

The Trinitarian God we acknowledge is a community of joy and the purpose of creation and redemption is to share in that joy. Everything in the Christian life is designed to carry us to that joy.

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