Mar
23
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 4 - Dominican

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Timothy Radcliffe O.P. and the challenges of the Dominican path.

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Mar
16
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 3 - Franciscan

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Dan P. Horan OFM explores the Franciscan path.

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Mar
9
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 2 - Benedictine

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Judith Valente explores the Benedictine path.

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Mar
2
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 1 - Trappist

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Thomas Merton experiences Lent as a Trappist.

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May
11
2015

Canadian Jesuits: the Nouns of a Nation

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

In this piece Kevin Burns writes about his conversation with Jacques Monet SJ, the executive editor of a new two-volume history published by Novalis: "Teachers of a Nation" and "Builders of Nation" both subtitled "Jesuits in English Canada 1842 - 2013" and launched at Regis College two weeks ago in Toronto.

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May
7
2015

Getting to Know the Relations - (12)

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

For more than 400 years, Jesuits working in Canada have written about their daily life and mission. Originally, their letters were published as The Jesuit Relations (Relations des jésuites). This blog, igNation, continues that tradition with a new series entitled: Getting to Know the Relations.

Using excerpts chosen from the first 200 hundred years of these documents, the series presents vignettes which speak to the timeless heart of Jesuit endeavour: the promotion of discernment in order to help people find God in all things. Today: When business interests take over

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Apr
30
2015

Getting to Know the Relations - (11)

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

For more than 400 years, Jesuits working in Canada have written about their daily life and mission. Originally, their letters were published as The Jesuit Relations (Relations des jésuites). This blog, igNation, continues that tradition with a new series entitled: Getting to Know the Relations.

Using excerpts chosen from the first 200 hundred years of these documents, the series presents vignettes which speak to the timeless heart of Jesuit endeavour: the promotion of discernment in order to help people find God in all things. Today: When a carpenter "is not one"

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Apr
23
2015

Getting to Know the Relations - (10)

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

For more than 400 years, Jesuits working in Canada have written about their daily life and mission. Originally, their letters were published as The Jesuit Relations (Relations des jésuites). This blog, igNation, continues that tradition with a new series entitled: Getting to Know the Relations.

Using excerpts chosen from the first 200 hundred years of these documents, the series presents vignettes which speak to the timeless heart of Jesuit endeavour: the promotion of discernment in order to help people find God in all things. Today: A "Temporary Foreign Workers" Initiative – Jesuit Style

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Apr
16
2015

Getting to Know the Relations - (9)

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

For more than 400 years, Jesuits working in Canada have written about their daily life and mission. Originally, their letters were published as The Jesuit Relations (Relations des jésuites). This blog, igNation, continues that tradition with a new series entitled: Getting to Know the Relations.

Using excerpts chosen from the first 200 hundred years of these documents, the series presents vignettes which speak to the timeless heart of Jesuit endeavour: the promotion of discernment in order to help people find God in all things. Today: Of the Residence in the Hamlet of Ossosane.

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Apr
9
2015

Getting to Know the Relations - (8)

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

For more than 400 years, Jesuits working in Canada have written about their daily life and mission. Originally, their letters were published as The Jesuit Relations (Relations des jésuites). This blog, igNation, continues that tradition with a new series entitled: Getting to Know the Relations.

Using excerpts chosen from the first 200 hundred years of these documents, the series presents vignettes which speak to the timeless heart of Jesuit endeavour: the promotion of discernment in order to help people find God in all things. Today: Language Learning with the Montagnais

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