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Brother John's Reflections

Living Our Call

Living Our Call

As I video-chatted with my friend last evening, I could see that he looked as young as he had when we first met in our very early 30’s. With but the little rest he needed to restore his physical strength, he was ready to serve the possibility that he saw in so many of the young people he had spent the past weeks with, and he longed to discern how best to serve that possibility.

by × August 8, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Memory and Faith

Memory and Faith

And the cloud covered the Tent of Meeting and the glory of the Lord filled the Tabernacle. And Moses could not come into the Tent of Meeting, for the cloud abode upon it and the glory of the Lord filled the Tabernacle. And when the cloud went up from over […]

by × August 3, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Discerning the Wheat and the Weeds

Discerning the Wheat and the Weeds

Our formation is sourced from multiple directions. It is, perhaps, most largely influenced by our early formation situations in our families and local situations. There, the values by which we are to live are communicated to us through almost every aspect of our lives.

by × August 1, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

To The Greater Glory Of God

To The Greater Glory Of God

Today is the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. From its beginning as the Company of Jesus, the members of the Society were to see themselves as companions and disciples of Jesus. According to Ignatius, in every word and deed they were to seek “the greater glory of God.” To serve the glory of God is to be a servant of the hidden kingdom of God that Jesus describes in today’s gospel.

by × July 31, 2017 ×