Brother John’s Reflections

Wealth and Addiction

Wealth and Addiction

But his face fell at this saying, and he went away sad, for he had many possessions. And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples: “How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God.” But his disciples were amazed at his words. Mark […]

 

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

Wealth and Addiction

Wealth and Addiction

But his face fell at this saying, and he went away sad, for he had many possessions. And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples: “How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God.” But his disciples were amazed at his words. Mark […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Friendship and Desire

Friendship and Desire

A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; / he who finds one finds a treasure. / A faithful friend is beyond price, / no sum can balance his worth. / A faithful friend is a life-saving remedy, / such as he who fears God finds; / For he who fears […]

by × February 24, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Avoiding Scandal

Avoiding Scandal

And if your hand scandalizes you, cut it off. It is better that you enter into life disabled than having two hands to go away into Gehenna, into unquenchable fire. And if your foot scandalizes you, cut it off. It is better to enter into life maimed than having two […]

by × February 23, 2017 ×