Tag Archives: Jesuit

Sunday Reflection, All Souls Day (November 2, 2014): Remembrance and Unity

This is a special year in as All Souls Day falls on a Sunday. There are a variety of readings that can be used this day but the primary ones can be found here. This weekend will be a special weekend of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 12, 2014): Detachment and Freedom

 “I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 5, 2014): What Fruit Are We Producing?

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. — Phil 4:8 This Sunday is the 27th Sunday in … Continue reading

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The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith

Adam D. Hincks, S.J. has an outstanding article that is on the front cover of this week’s issue of America Magazine. Fr. Hincks is an astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.  The article is a thoughtful and compelling … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 3, 2014): Nourishment for Weary Souls

All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come, receive grain and eat; Come, without paying and without cost, drink wine and milk! — Isaiah 55:1 This Sunday is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Peter Faber, S.J. (August 2, 2014): The First Jesuit Priest

  Fr. Peter Faber was one of the founders of the Society of Jesus and the first priest among the Jesuits.  Pope Francis mentioned his admiration for Peter Faber in his first interview with America Magazine.  According to Pope Francis, … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Ignatian Spirituality and the Controversial Jesuits

Repost from Last Year: Today is the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits).  This is a very special day for me as I attended a Jesuit university as an … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (July 20, 2014): Wheat and Weeds

Am I living my life as a weed or a stalk of wheat ? (See Matthew 13:24-30). This weekend is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The reflection comes from Living Space run by the Irish … Continue reading

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Jesuit Guy Consolmagno Wins Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society

  As readers know, I am a big fan of astronomer and Jesuit Guy Consolmagno.  I was delighted to learn that he won the prestigious Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society this week.  Set forth below is an … Continue reading

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Religion News Service: Teilhard de Chardin as an Antidote to “feel-good” Faith

  A. James Rudin had a recent outstanding commentary titled “Insights of these 3 religious thinkers may be an antidoe to ‘feel-good’ faith”.  The three thinkers are Teilhard de Chardin, Martin Buber and Reinhold Niebuhr.  These three giants are perhaps … Continue reading

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