SJ Blog

Parousia Sunday, October 14!

“And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.” (Rev 22:7) As we come to another Parousia Sunday (the holiday I invented to celebrate the coming return of Jesus Christ), I am thinking again about the fact that we...

read more

5 Reflections on the All-Church Worship Night

Love the Lord, all you his saints! The LORD preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride. Be strong and let your heart take courage all you who wait for the LORD! (Ps 31:23-24) Last night I went to bed with a full and glad heart: full of hope...

read more

No Distinction: The Impartiality of God

In the beginning all was good In harmony with God it stood Fashioned by his sure hand And God made man in his image Walked with him and gave great priv’lege All put to man’s command Now his first breath was life for all Likewise his faith failure our fall For we were...

read more

The Way of Love

The Spirit’s gifts we should pursue His greater gifts display By means we don’t come quickly to But a more exc’llent way For lack of love all tongues amount To a chaotic din To give all, even life poured out Without love is no win Prophetic powers might dwell in me A...

read more

Why go to the all-church retreat?

Why go to the All Church Retreat? For those of you on the fence about attending the all church retreat, I wanted to express a brief bit of encouragement to participate. There are many things you could be doing on November 2-4, but few things will likely be as...

read more

Subscribe to Our Blog