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Brother John's Reflections

Telling Our Stories

Telling Our Stories

We speak much today of “sharing our stories.” We understand intuitively that by speaking to another about the actual persons, situations, and events of our lives, we deepen our relationship and our felt sense of connection to each other. We feel less alone in the world, and by listening to others we welcome them into our worlds.

by × September 13, 2017 ×

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Vatican II | Embracing the Future with Hope

Vatican II | Embracing the Future with Hope

Read the first reflection of this series: Vatican II | A Grateful Look at the Past Embracing the future with hope! As Xaverians we are grateful for the love for the congregation, the deep faith, courage and hope of our Brothers who led this effort of adaptation and renewal. We […]

by × December 15, 2014 ×

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Vatican II | A Grateful Look at the Past

Vatican II | A Grateful Look at the Past

Gratefully remembering the past! As we prepare to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, for what in our past, are we, in fact, grateful? The joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieties of the people of this age, especially those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these are […]

by × December 8, 2014 ×

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Remember Brother Lambert

Remember Brother Lambert

Graduating from Mount Saint Joseph in May of 1936, Howard Bents entered the Congregation at Old Point Comfort in November of 1936 and received the Holy Habit and the name Lambert on Saint Jo-seph’s Day in 1937. The mystery of his short postulancy died with Brother Lambert! Upon his gradua-tion […]

by × July 16, 2013 ×

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Remember Brother John Carpenter

Remember Brother John Carpenter

Our Founder’s heritage of experiencing his vocation as “falling in love with the service of God” has been received by many of our Brothers, and John Carpenter was certainly one of those. Brothers and lay per-sons who got to know John saw an uncomplicated man who shared his heart with […]

by × July 9, 2013 ×