Apr
20
2017

A Kairos Moment

Posted by Dr. Michael Bautista in Our Spirituality

"Have we reached a kairos moment? With one choice being so public, so clear and so attractive, are we being called to articulate the other? Is this the "opportune moment" and how do we act upon it?"

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Apr
19
2017

Moments in Time

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Spirituality

"It was supposed to be a brief escape from the January blast of a Canadian winter. However, Cartagena, Colombia offered me more than what I had anticipated."

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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
17
2017

5 Steps to Discover Your Calling

Posted by Brendan Busse, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The month of November is, among other things, a month dedicated to the promotion of Jesuit vocations. While I'm glad we have a month to encourage interested and available young men to consider our way of life, it's also worth remembering that vocation – being called – is for everyone." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Apr
16
2017

This Changes Everything - Easter Sunday 2017

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"What changes everything? A spiritual and theological view would see the "things" that change everything as moments such as the Incarnation and the Resurrection. "

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Apr
15
2017

Lament - An Easter Vigil Hymn

Posted by Robert Czerny in Our Seasons

Bob Czerny has composed a hymn that offers a very human perspective on the anguish of those who were closest to Jesus after the Crucifixion.

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Apr
14
2017

Good Friday 2017 - Jesus: "the passive object of an active verb".

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"I was a member of the team at Loyola House, our Jesuit spirituality centre in Guelph, Ontario, in the 1990s. On most Good Fridays we acted out a mime version of the events of the Pascal Triduum for the retreatants. A member of the team who had studied theology in California brought the production back. I'm not usually drawn to such things, but this was really striking in its beauty and simplicity. Several of us were involved, playing the major actors of the Gospel events from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday."

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Apr
13
2017

Holy Thursday 2017 - The Washing of Feet: “as I have done to you …”

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"Several years ago, I walked the famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela across the north of Spain. After a full day of being confined by hiking boots and having tired feet, I got into the habit of soaking and massaging my feet most evenings. That was practical, even necessary, if my feet were going to take me over the next day's route."

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Apr
12
2017

Addictions of Different Types at Quixote House in Winnipeg

Posted by John Perry, SJ in Our Daily Lives

There are many different types of addictions - some quite surprising.

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Apr
11
2017

Horse Power

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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