Apr
29
2016

Tears! Tears!

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

In the second of this two part posting, Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ continues his examination of the phenomenon of tears. Today he looks at tears he has encountered within his own family.

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Apr
28
2016

Tears!

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

It happens to us all. A memory, a piece of music or a moment during a movie or just a time in our lives - whatever - and we find ourselves shedding tears. In the first of a two part posting - part two tomorrow - Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ looks at this very human, very mysterious phenomena - tears!

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Apr
27
2016

The TRC and the Jesuits - One Year After The Conclusion of the TRC

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Daily Lives

The Jesuits in English Canada will add to the ongoing conversation about the TRC report with a one day conference to be held at University of St. Michael's College on June 22, 2016.

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Apr
27
2016

Happy Birthday Daylight Savings Time

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Daily Lives

On April 30, 2016, Daylight Savings Time celebrates it's 100th birthday. Philip Shano, SJ looks at the history of Daylight Savings Time as well as some of the advantages and disadvantage.

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Apr
26
2016

On Devotion

Posted by Monty Williams, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem for igNation's Poetry Tuesdays is by Monty Williams, SJ.

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Apr
25
2016

Saint George's Day: Saint George and the Dragon

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

Why does St. George have his own special day? Why has the Church said that St. George is among those saints "whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose actions are known only to God?"

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Apr
24
2016

Your Handy-Dandy Guide to Church Membership

Posted by Rev. Robert Cooke in Our Daily Lives

Rev. Robert Cooke offers a reflection of his own understanding of the traditional marks of membership in the church.

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Apr
23
2016

Passover: Why is this night different from all other nights?

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. It commemorates the story of the Exodus as described especially in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Exodus."

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Apr
22
2016

Earth Day 2016

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

Today - Earth Day - igNation looks at whether or not our lifestyle is detrimental to the health of the planet. If it is, then what can we do about it - if anything?

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Apr
21
2016

Meet the Most Vulnerable: What We Can Learn from Refugees

Posted by Bryan Strassburger, SJ in Our Daily Lives

Brian Strassburger, SJ, spent several months working at the Jesuit Refuge Service with refugees in South Africa. His article was first posted on The Jesuit Post.

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