Br John

Protect Yourself from Every Form of Greed

Protect Yourself from Every Form of Greed

Someone from the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” He responded, “Man, who appointed me your judge or executor?” And he told them, “Watch out! Protect yourself from every form of greed. […]

 

Xaverian Community

Responsive Mission, Courageous Leaders, Foundational Beliefs:150 Years of St. X

Responsive Mission, Courageous Leaders, Foundational Beliefs:
150 Years of St. X

On October 11, 2014, Brothers, faculty, staff, alumni, and students all gathered to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Saint X High School in Louisville. Brother Edward Driscoll delivered this speech to the assembly.

 

Congregational News

Associate Notes – October 2014

Associate Notes – October 2014

Take a look at the Associates Notes for October; a look inside what Associated groups from around the country are thinking about and doing in their regions. In this issue, read articles on the Summer Retreat, the late and beloved Gwen Costello, and more.

 

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Mission Spirituality

Mission Spirituality

Dear Brothers and Associates: Pope Francis is calling the whole Church to celebrate the place of Consecrated Religious women and men in the life and mission of the Church. We also celebrate the 175th Anniversary of our foundation as “Brothers […]

October 23, 2014 ×

Br John

Protect Yourself from Every Form of Greed

Protect Yourself from Every Form of Greed

Someone from the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” He responded, “Man, who appointed me your judge or executor?” And he told them, “Watch out! Protect yourself from every form of greed. […]

October 20, 2014 ×

Br John

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear

But I tell you, my friends, don’t fear those who kill the body and afterwards can do nothing more. I will show you whom to fear. Fear the one who after killing you has the authority to throw you into […]

October 17, 2014 ×

Service

The Xaverian Who Conquered Africa: A Eulogy

The Xaverian Who Conquered Africa:
A Eulogy

On the 15th Day of October the Xaverian Brothers at St. Joseph Center of Bungoma Kenya had a very beautiful mass in memory of Br. John Olsen. The following is a eulogy in the Kenyan concept, which was composed and read during […]

October 16, 2014 ×

Community

Responsive Mission, Courageous Leaders, Foundational Beliefs:150 Years of St. X

Responsive Mission, Courageous Leaders, Foundational Beliefs:
150 Years of St. X

On October 11, 2014, Brothers, faculty, staff, alumni, and students all gathered to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Saint X High School in Louisville. Brother Edward Driscoll delivered this speech to the assembly.

October 16, 2014 ×

Br John

Resentment and Formation

Resentment and Formation

When he had left there, the scribes and Pharisees formed a deep resentment against him. They began to draw him out on many issues, lying in wait to trap him in something he might say. Luke 11: 53-4 In the […]

October 16, 2014 ×

Br John

On Power and Service

On Power and Service

“But woe to you Pharisees! You love the front seats in synagogues and greetings in the market places. Woe to you! You are like secret graves over which people stroll unaware. . . . Woe to you lawyers! You pile […]

October 15, 2014 ×

Br John

Give What is Inside as Alms

Give What is Inside as Alms

Didn’t the one who made the outside also make the inside? So instead, give that which is inside as alms. Luke 11: 40-41 Yesterday I was in communication with a former student who has spent his life’s work in education, […]

October 14, 2014 ×

Br John

Freedom and Community

Freedom and Community

Therefore, brothers and sisters, we are children not of the slave woman but of the freeborn woman. For freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery. Gal. 4:31-5:1 In Western […]

October 13, 2014 ×