Brother John’s Reflections

Facing Hiroshima

Facing Hiroshima

Each one of you has received a special grace, so, like good stewards responsible for all these different graces of God, put yourselves at the service of others. If you are a speaker, speak in words which seem to come from God; if you are a helper, help as though […]

 

XAVERIAN COMMUNITY

Photo Credit: Library of CongressSterling Memorial Quadrangle and Marquand Chapel, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT

Why Pursue a Masters in Religion?

Cory Hodson, an alum of Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts, has recently begun a masters program in Religion at Yale University. We asked him what motivated him to pursue the masters and we’re grateful for his response and contribution to Living the Charism. We hope to hear more from […]

 

From Brother Edward

Congregational LetterVolume III, Letter 8

Congregational Letter
Volume III, Letter 8

THE SEVEN GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT The Gift of Wisdom: enables us to desire and value the things of God. The Gift of Understanding: helps us grasp the truths of our faith more readily. The Gift of Counsel: helps us to tell right from wrong and gives us proper […]

 

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Brother John's Reflections

Facing Hiroshima

Facing Hiroshima

Each one of you has received a special grace, so, like good stewards responsible for all these different graces of God, put yourselves at the service of others. If you are a speaker, speak in words which seem to come from God; if you are a helper, help as though […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Realizing God’s Work

Realizing God’s Work

And immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the way. Mark 10:52 Beloved, I urge you as aliens and sojourners to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against the soul. 1 Peter 2:11 In the conclusion of their commentary on the passage from Mark that we […]

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Daily Fidelity

Daily Fidelity

They were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was preceding them; and they were amazed, but those following him were afraid. Mark 10: 32 At the heart of Mark’s gospel is the theme of the journey to Jerusalem. Jesus and his followers are always ‘on the way” […]

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Living From The Inside Out

Living From The Inside Out

Jesus said: “Amen I say to you there is no one who left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or land for my sake and for the gospel’s sake who will not receive now in this age a hundredfold houses and brothers and sisters and […]

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At Play In His Presence

At Play In His Presence

Jesus looked at the man, loved him, and said:”One thing is lacking to you. Go, sell whatever you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven, and come follow me.” Mark 10: 21 [Wisdom spoke]. . . “I was by God’s side, a master craftsman,/delighting […]

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Becoming One Flesh

Becoming One Flesh

“But from the beginning of creation, ‘Male and female he made them. Because of this a man will leave his father and mother, and he will be joined to his wife and the two will be one flesh. So they are no longer two but one flesh.’  What God has […]

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