Feb
9
2017

The Journey: Letters Home, 1961 - 1963 Part 19

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

Today's post is the final one in a series written 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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Feb
8
2017

Broken, But Not Giving Up

Posted by Eric Immel, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"On July 16, 1991, I slipped on some wet grass during a water balloon fight. It was the day before my ninth birthday, a quarter-century ago." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Feb
7
2017

Design

Posted by Jason Vaz, SJ in Our Daily Lives

In today's Poetry Tuesdays, we find images of a night lit lake.

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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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Feb
5
2017

Statement of Canadian and US Jesuits Condemning the Trump Administration's Ban re Refugees.

Posted by Admin in Our Daily Lives

A statement from the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the USA condemns Trump's executive order on refugees.

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Feb
4
2017

What We Believe: Part 5 - Made For All Time

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

" Jesus Christ began His public life and the main work for which He came to earth as God and man right after His baptism by John the Baptist. His first concern was to attract followers who could be trained to carry on His mission when what He would do was completed on earth and He had returned to heaven."

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Feb
3
2017

The Journey: Letters Home, 1961 - 1963 Part 18

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

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. Next week will be the final post in this series

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Feb
2
2017

Our Normal is Not Normal

Posted by Michael Rossmann, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"My friends are not normal. Yes, they are (in my obviously biased opinion) extraordinary people, but what I really mean is that they are not at all representative of humanity. The problem comes when I think that the issues we talk about are other people's primary concerns. They aren't." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Feb
1
2017

Jesus Calls While Passing By

Posted by John D. O’Brien, SJ in Our Spirituality

A few years ago, Pope Francis was speaking to university students about the calling of Matthew (recounted in Matthew 9:9), and said, "If you have time, go see the picture that Caravaggio painted of this scene."

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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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