Tag Archives: Irish Jesuits

Sunday Reflection, 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 17, 2014): Reaching Out Beyond Our Tribe

This Sunday is the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here.  The Gospel is about the fascinating story of Jesus traveling outside of Jewish territory, something he very rarely does. There he has an interesting encounter with … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Reflection, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 10, 2014): Human Fighting or Human Cooperation?

  Then the LORD said: Go out and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will pass by. There was a strong and violent wind rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the LORD—but the LORD was not in … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sunday Reflection: Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 18, 2014): Transformation in The Way

  “It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to serve at table.” — Acts 6:2 This weekend is the Fifth Sunday of Easter. The readings can be found here.   The themes continue the story … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Sunday Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 30, 2014): Trust in the Slow Work of God

“Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth.” — Eph 5:8-9 This weekend is the Fourth Sunday in Advent. The readings can be found here.  The themes focus on the metaphor of … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Lent (March 9, 2014): O Felix Culpa

“Just as in living bodies a cell, at first similar to the other cells, can gradually come to be preponderant in the organism, so the particular humanity of Christ was able (at least at the Resurrection) to take on, to … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Sunday Reflection: Feast of Baptism of the Lord (January 12, 2014)

I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for the nations, to open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Feast of St. Francis Xavier, S.J. (December 3)

Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, S.J., one of the most famous early Jesuits. He was a close companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits. Francis Xavier led an extensive mission into Asia, mainly … Continue reading

Posted in Ignatian Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments