Brother John’s Reflections

You Shall Not Have Strange Gods Before Me

You Shall Not Have Strange Gods Before Me

I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. You shall not have other gods besides me. You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything in the sky above or on the earth below or in […]

 

Year of Consecrated Life

Responding to Pope Francis’ Encyclical

Responding to Pope Francis’ Encyclical

Dear Brothers, Associates, and friends, Bro. Edward Driscoll invites all of you to read Laudato Si (Praised Be), Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. Many of you asked if we would respond as a Congregation. For your awareness, we have joined with other members of CMSM in doing so. However, we […]

 

From Brother Edward

Congregational LetterVolume II, Letter 8

Congregational Letter
Volume II, Letter 8

Happy Pentecost! Celebrated fifty days after Passover, the Jewish people seal their covenant with God. Pentecost is about fostering vibrant relationships with God and each other that are inspired and sealed by the Spirit.

 

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Brother John's Reflections

You Shall Not Have Strange Gods Before Me

You Shall Not Have Strange Gods Before Me

I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. You shall not have other gods besides me. You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything in the sky above or on the earth below or in […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Looking for Love

Looking for Love

Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” She thought it was the gardener and said to him, “Sir, if you carried him away, tell me where you laid him, and I will take him.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Who Is My Brother, Sister, and Mother

Who Is My Brother, Sister, and Mother

But he said in reply to the one who told him, “Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?” And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Looking for Signs

Looking for Signs

An evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah the prophet. Matthew 12: 39 Those who ask yet another sign of Jesus are in bad faith because they refuse the compelling and clear evidence before them. There is a […]

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Brother John's Reflections

I Am Sent Me

I Am Sent Me

Moses, hearing the voice of the Lord from the burning bush, said to him, “When I go to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ if they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what am I to tell them?” […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Becoming Children Again

Becoming Children Again

I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Matthew 11:25 Academia is among the most competitive of environments. So often after a lecture or reading, the questions […]

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