Brother John’s Reflections

Dialogue and Mission

Dialogue and Mission

“This is how you are to eat it; with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight. It is the Passover of the Lord.” Exodus 12:11 Jesus was going through a field of grain on the sabbath. […]

 

One Village Reflections

Brother John Collins in a session at the June 2017 Transformation Integration Team Meeting.

One Village

By Brother John Collins

How will the American, Belgian, Congolese and Kenyan regions come together to make the personal and communal sacrifice, as well as commit to ongoing prayerful discernment and innovation, that is required to live as one village?

 

From Brother Edward

Congregational Letter Volume IV,Letter 7 | Pentecost

Congregational Letter Volume IV,
Letter 7 | Pentecost

Dear Brothers, Associates and Colleagues: Happy Birthday to everyone! On Pentecost, we celebrate the birth of the Church. As with any birth there is always a sense of the miraculous, and feelings of excitement and a reverence for the new life that has just entered our world. I am sure each […]

 

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Brother John's Reflections

Dialogue and Mission

Dialogue and Mission

“This is how you are to eat it; with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight. It is the Passover of the Lord.” Exodus 12:11 Jesus was going through a field of grain on the sabbath. […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Servants Or Friends?

Servants Or Friends?

In the developed world today, although many are still involved in taxing physical labor, many are now freed of that demand. And yet, the result has not been greater creative and restful leisure, a deepening capacity for spiritual enjoyment. It has rather, mysteriously, resulted in an even increased culture of work.

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Brother John's Reflections

Becoming Simple

Becoming Simple

“I give you thanks, Father, lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to infants.” Matthew 11:25 In his notes concerning this verse of Matthew’s gospel, Daniel Harrington, SJ, writes: infants: The nēpioi are Jesus’ disciples who hear him […]

by × July 19, 2017 ×