Br John

On Affirmation and Praise

On Affirmation and Praise

Look therefore to how you hear! Whoever has will receive. Whoever does not have will be deprived even of what one thinks one has. Luke 8: 18 I led a worldly life from the age of fourteen or fifteen until […]

 

Xaverian Community

Congregational LetterVol II, Letter 2

Congregational Letter
Vol II, Letter 2

September 8, 2014 | The Nativity of the Theotokos Trust in The Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Dear Brothers, Associates and Collaborators: Proficiat to everyone! This year we celebrate our […]

 

Xaverian Prayer

Reflection for July 24th – Final Vow Retreat

Reflection for July 24th – Final Vow Retreat

From July 18th through July 24th we will be sharing daily reflections from the Final Vow Retreat in Bungoma, Kenya. We ask that Brothers and Associates join Brothers Moses Wafula Barasa, Serge Lumbala Kachunga, Daniel Ongeso Ohola, Marc Kabwita Mufuka, […]

 

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Br John

On Affirmation and Praise

On Affirmation and Praise

Look therefore to how you hear! Whoever has will receive. Whoever does not have will be deprived even of what one thinks one has. Luke 8: 18 I led a worldly life from the age of fourteen or fifteen until […]

September 22, 2014 ×

Br John

The Secret Friends of Jesus

The Secret Friends of Jesus

The twelve were with him, and certain women who had been healed from evil spirits and sicknesses. Mary, who was called Magdalene, had seven demons depart from her. There were also Joanna the wife of Chusa–an administrator for Herod–and Susanna, […]

September 19, 2014 ×

Br John

Being by the Grace of God

Being by the Grace of God

For I am the least of the Apostles, not fit to be called an Apostle, because I persecuted the Church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me has not […]

September 18, 2014 ×

Br John

Knowing as we are Known

Knowing as we are Known

To whom shall I compare the people of this age? Who are they like? they are like children in the market place. They sit and yell at each other. They say, “We piped for you and you didn’t dance! We […]

September 17, 2014 ×

Br John

Ryken and Communion for Service

Ryken and Communion for Service

Just as a human body, though it is made up of many parts, is a single unit because all these parts, though many, make one body, so it is with Christ. In the one Spirit we were all baptized, Jews […]

September 16, 2014 ×

Br John

Love in Suffering

Love in Suffering

But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, […]

September 15, 2014 ×

Br John

Fear and the Log in Our Own Eye

Fear and the Log in Our Own Eye

Why do you spot the splinter in your brother’s eye, but not notice the log in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, “Brother, allow me to extract the splinter from your eye,” when you yourself don’t […]

September 12, 2014 ×

Br John

Loving as God Loves

Loving as God Loves

Love your enemies! Do good and lend without expecting a return! Your reward will be great. You will be children of the Most High, for he himself is kind to those who are without kindness and are evil. Become compassionate […]

September 11, 2014 ×

Br John

On Laughter and Weeping

On Laughter and Weeping

Blessed are you who are weeping now, for you will laugh. . . Woe to you who are now laughing, for you will mourn and weep. Luke 6: 21, 25 This particular contrast of beatitude and woe can be, at […]

September 10, 2014 ×