Dec
6
2016

Ceding to “Convention”

Posted by Grace Colella in Our Culture

Today's offering for Poetry Tuesday looks at what acceptance can mean in our lives.

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Dec
5
2016

Remembering My Mother

Posted by Paul Baker, SJ in Our Daily Lives

Seventy years ago tomorrow, Paul Baker, SJ lost his mother. He was one month short of his tenth birthday.

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Dec
4
2016

Advent 2: Expectation

Posted by The Jesuit Communication Project in Our Seasons

"In common speech there is a huge difference between hoping and expecting. Hope has a degree of uncertainty; expectation has a confidence. We can hope something may happen; we can expect something will happen. Christian hope undoes this division."

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Dec
3
2016

A Guide to Reading The Bible #43 - The Books of Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah

Posted by Fred Power, SJ in Our Spirituality

" Zephaniah is best known for introducing the theology of the poor, the 'anawim. He condemns the pride of nations and teaches that salvation is possible only to a remnant – those who are imbued with poverty and lowliness of spirit."

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Dec
2
2016

Thank you, Father General!

Posted by Michael Czerny, SJ in Our Spirituality

"Rev. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach S.J. was born in 1928, joined the Jesuits in 1948, was ordained in 1961, and served as Superior General from 1983-2008. After resigning, he returned to his beloved Lebanon and became assistant librarian at the Université de Saint-Joseph in Beirut, where he died on 26 November 2016, a few days short of his 88th birthday."

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Dec
1
2016

The Journey: Letters home, 1961 - 1963 Part 9

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

In an ongoing new series for igNation, using excerpts from letters written to his parents between 1961 and 1963, Father Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ shares his experience of being a Jesuit novice and scholastic.

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Nov
30
2016

Edmund Campion’s Day

Posted by Stephanie Molloy in Our Spirituality

December 1st is the feast day of Edmund Campion - scholar, priest, hero, martyr.- the patron saint of Campion College in Regina.

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Nov
29
2016

Time Out

Posted by Grace Colella in Our Culture

There are times when our bodies tell us to rest a while. We do so but with a longing to resume our full lives.

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Nov
28
2016

Who By Fire?

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Spirituality

Prophecies in the Book of Malachi can be read as meant for our own times, which appear more and more apocalyptic, if not messianic.

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Nov
27
2016

Advent 1: Hope

Posted by The Jesuit Communication Project in Our Seasons

The first Sunday of Advent gifts us with the theme of hope.

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