Apr
18
2017

Resurrection

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

For Easter Tuesday on Poetry Tuesdays, a reflection on resurrection.

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Apr
4
2017

To Leonard Cohen (1934-2017)

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

Today's Poetry Tuesday is a tribute to the late Leonard Cohen, Canadian poet and songwriter.

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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
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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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
12
2017

What's In A Name?

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The same missionary zeal that for centuries sent us out to the frontiers, a zeal for the propagation of the faith and the salvation of God's people, might today be telling us to settle down."

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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
24
2017

Getting Out

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

The "blood and rubble of Alepo are the inspiration for today's Poetry Tuesday's post.

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Jan
17
2017

Later Painting

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

A poem that looks at the lives of May and Joseph after the death of their son.

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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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