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The Holy Spirit in Ordinary Time

Monday, June 5th, 2017 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Using an admirable economy of language, the author of a poem about the Holy Spirit says, “In you, O Spirit of God, we move and live and find our rest.” As we move from the Easter season into the time ...

Easter Comfort

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Having recently passed the midway mark of the Easter season we might want to pay attention to an aspect of the Resurrection that St. Ignatius Loyola highlights. He says that the Risen Christ acts as a consoler to his disciples ...

Receiving Easter

Sunday, April 9th, 2017 Posted in writing | No Comments »

This is the time of year for celebrating Easter, but it is also the time for “receiving” Easter. And, while it may not be the usual way we talk about it, the idea of receiving Easter can offer a different ...

Two Sides of Discipleship

Sunday, February 26th, 2017 Posted in writing | 1 Comment »

In chapter three of Mark’s gospel, Jesus calls the 12 apostles to be with him and be sent out to preach and expel demons. Jesus’ call was to be in close intimacy with him and to share in his own ...

Role Call 2017

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 Posted in writing | 2 Comments »

I’ve found that my New Year’s resolutions are often short-lived, especially those about food, drink and exercise. Is there a more creative alternative to starting the year than the usual adopting of resolutions? ...