Br John

The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy

By the measure you use to measure, you will be measured in return. Luke 6: 38 These days one of the most commonly diagnosed, and in all likelihood over-diagnosed, mental disorders is bi-polar disorder, a condition by which a person […]

 

From Brother Edward

Congregational LetterVolume II, Letter 6

Congregational Letter
Volume II, Letter 6

Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each community and every believer. Above all Lent is a “time of grace” (2 Cor 6:2). God does not ask of us anything God himself has not first given […]

 

Year of Consecrated Life

Remaining in Congo | Embracing the Future with Hope

Remaining in Congo | Embracing the Future with Hope

Read the earlier installments of this reflection: “A Grateful Look at the Past,” and “Living the Present with Passion.” The last two weeks have been a wonderful reflection on the spirit of the Congregation in Congo in the past, the […]

 

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Br John

The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy

By the measure you use to measure, you will be measured in return. Luke 6: 38 These days one of the most commonly diagnosed, and in all likelihood over-diagnosed, mental disorders is bi-polar disorder, a condition by which a person […]

March 2, 2015 ×

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Remaining in Congo | Embracing the Future with Hope

Remaining in Congo | Embracing the Future with Hope

Read the earlier installments of this reflection: “A Grateful Look at the Past,” and “Living the Present with Passion.” The last two weeks have been a wonderful reflection on the spirit of the Congregation in Congo in the past, the […]

February 27, 2015 ×

Br John

On Justice and Mercy

On Justice and Mercy

When the upright one renounces his integrity to commit sin and dies because of this, he dies because of the evil that he himself has committed. When the sinner renounces sin to become law-abiding and honest, he deserves to live. […]

February 27, 2015 ×

Br John

Help Me Who Am Alone and Have No Help but You

Help Me Who Am Alone and Have No Help but You

God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob, blessed are you. Help me, who am alone and have no help but you, for I am taking my life in my hand. As a child I used to hear […]

February 26, 2015 ×

Br John

Something Greater than Jonah is Here

Something Greater than Jonah is Here

The Ninevites will rise at the judgment with this generation and will condemn it. They repented at the preaching of Jonah. Look something greater than Jonah is here. Luke 11: 32 Once again in today’s gospel we hear Jesus, through […]

February 25, 2015 ×

Br John

Prayer and Desire

Prayer and Desire

Yes, as the rain and the snow come down from the heavens and do not return without watering the earth, making it yield and giving growth to provide seed for the sower and bread for the eating, so the word […]

February 24, 2015 ×

Br John

Wisdom and Holiness

Wisdom and Holiness

Yahweh spoke to Moses; he said:  “Speak to the whole community of the children of Israel and say to them: Be holy, for I, Yahweh your God, am holy.” Leviticus 19: 1-2 When the Son of Man comes in his […]

February 23, 2015 ×

Br John

The Fast That Pleases God

The Fast That Pleases God

Is not this the sort of fast that pleases me –it is the Lord Yahweh who speaks— to break unjust fetters and undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and break every yoke, to share […]

February 20, 2015 ×

Community

Remaining in Congo | Living the Present with Passion

Remaining in Congo | Living the Present with Passion

Read last week’s introductory article: Remaining in Congo | A Grateful Look at the Past Last week we looked gratefully at a period in our history when two Brothers, Victor Kazadi and Placide Ngoie, cultivated the strength of the Holy […]

February 20, 2015 ×