Br John

Hoping in Loving Trust

Hoping in Loving Trust

Both were righteous in the sight of God. They walked blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord. But they had no child, for Elizabeth was barren and both had grown elderly. Luke 1: 6-7 In today’s gospel […]

 

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Congregational LetterVolume II, Letter 4

Congregational Letter
Volume II, Letter 4

One Solitary Life Dear Brothers, Associates and Collaborators: Christmas is a special time. Christmas fills the senses: the bright glow of colored lights, the crisp peal of bells and melodious joy of carols, the scent of pine, the fragrance of […]

 

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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 […]

 

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Congregational LetterVolume II, Letter 4

Congregational Letter
Volume II, Letter 4

One Solitary Life Dear Brothers, Associates and Collaborators: Christmas is a special time. Christmas fills the senses: the bright glow of colored lights, the crisp peal of bells and melodious joy of carols, the scent of pine, the fragrance of […]

December 19, 2014 ×

Br John

Hoping in Loving Trust

Hoping in Loving Trust

Both were righteous in the sight of God. They walked blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord. But they had no child, for Elizabeth was barren and both had grown elderly. Luke 1: 6-7 In today’s gospel […]

December 19, 2014 ×

Br John

The Wisdom of Joseph

The Wisdom of Joseph

Joseph her husband, being just but not willing to shame her, planned to divorce her quietly. As he was considering this, behold an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream saying: “Joseph, son of David, do not […]

December 18, 2014 ×

Br John

Meeting the Presence in the Present

Meeting the Presence in the Present

So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the Babylonian exile fourteen generations, and from the Babylonian exile to the Christ fourteen generations. Matthew 1:17 Matthew begins his gospel with the genealogy of […]

December 17, 2014 ×

Br John

Coming to “Yes”

Coming to “Yes”

When that day comes you need feel no shame for all the misdeeds you have committed against me, for I will remove your proud boasters from your midst; and you will cease to strut on my holy mountain. In your […]

December 16, 2014 ×

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Vatican II | Embracing the Future with Hope

Vatican II | Embracing the Future with Hope

Read the first reflection of this series: Vatican II | A Grateful Look at the Past Embracing the future with hope! As Xaverians we are grateful for the love for the congregation, the deep faith, courage and hope of our […]

December 15, 2014 ×

Br John

Uttering What God Says

Uttering What God Says

The utterance of Balaam, son of Beor, the utterance of one whose eye is true, The utterance of one who hears what God says, and knows what the Most High knows, Of one who sees what the almighty sees enraptured, […]

December 15, 2014 ×

Br John

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Sing and rejoice of daughter Sion! See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the Lord. Many nations shall join themselves to the Lord on that day, and they shall be God’s people, and he will dwell among you, […]

December 12, 2014 ×

Br John

Silence and Seeing

Silence and Seeing

. . . so that all may see and know, may all observe and understand that the hand of Yahweh has done this, that the Holy One of Israel has created it. Isaiah 41: 20 For all the prophets and […]

December 11, 2014 ×