Br John

What are we to do?

What are we to do?

I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it, and it was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I swallowed it my stomach turned sour. Rev. 10: 10 When he had gone into the temple […]

 

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Draft of Statement Against the Death Penalty

Draft of Statement Against the Death Penalty

This letter was originally sent to Brothers by email on November 5, 2014. Please leave comments and questions in the comment section below. Dear Brothers: Since Vatican II we have taken deliberate steps in educating ourselves on the issues 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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Br John

What are we to do?

What are we to do?

I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it, and it was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I swallowed it my stomach turned sour. Rev. 10: 10 When he had gone into the temple […]

November 21, 2014 ×

Br John

Pathos and Mission

Pathos and Mission

And as he approached, he saw the city. He wept over it. He said: “If you–even you–had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes . . . .because you […]

November 20, 2014 ×

Br John

Gratitude and Worship

Gratitude and Worship

I say to you: to everyone who has will something be given; from the one who does not have even what he has will be taken away. Luke 19: 26 Whenever the living creatures gave glory and honor and thanks […]

November 19, 2014 ×

Br John

Remaining Zealous

Remaining Zealous

For you say, “I am rich, I have made my fortune. I have no need of anything,” not realizing that you are a pitiful wretch, poor, blind, and naked. I advise you to buy from me gold refined in the […]

November 18, 2014 ×

Br John

Losing the Love We had at First

Losing the Love We had at First

I know your works—your toil and endurance. I know you cannot bear evil people and have put to the test those who call themselves apostles but are not, and you have found them to be false. Endurance you have; you […]

November 17, 2014 ×

Br John

The Kingdom of God is Among You

The Kingdom of God is Among You

He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming. He answered them: “The kingdom of God does not come by close scrutiny. Neither will they say, “Look! Here it is!” For look the kingdom of God […]

November 13, 2014 ×

Br John

Gratitude and Faith

Gratitude and Faith

One of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back. He glorified God with a loud cry and he fell at his feet thanking him. And this man was a Samaritan. Jesus responded, “Were not ten people […]

November 12, 2014 ×

Br John

Being Loved in our Uselessness

Being Loved in our Uselessness

When you have done everything that has been commanded you, say, “We are useless slaves! We have done what we were supposed to do!” Luke 17: 10 At first glance, this saying of Jesus appears to us as quite harsh. […]

November 11, 2014 ×

Br John

The Community of the Little Ones

The Community of the Little Ones

Jesus said to his disciples: “It is impossible for scandals not to happen. But woe to the person through whom they happen! It is better for that person to have a millstone hung around the neck, and be thrown into […]

November 10, 2014 ×