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Loathing Early Retirement

Some might accuse me of an obsequious manner when I’m at work. “Obsequious” is a highbrow word for brown-nosing. I resent the implication. After all, it’s not like I mow my supervisor’s lawn on weekends. 601 more words

What We Have Here, Is a Failure to Communicate

By Matt Keppel

The Church of today is one that suffers from maladies spanning a spectrum of finances to scandal to empty pews; problems which cannot be addressed adequately short of a dissertation. 422 more words

Practical Theology

Why Change Is Sometimes Necessary in Our Lives

Change is difficult. And whether we wanted the change or it was thrust upon us, there are now new forests with new trails that are just not familiar. 538 more words

Teaching And Learning

We have arrived back from our summer experiments. The community is in a state of change with new members including a new Novice Master Fr Brendan Callaghan SJ (in post since Easter) and a new Minister Br. 896 more words

Jesuit Life

Saint Therese of Lisieux prayer for priests...

O Jesus, I pray for Your faithful and fervent priests;

for Your unfaithful and tepid priests;

for Your priests laboring at home or abroad in distant mission fields; 99 more words


To be the bride of Christ

It’s very tough to figure out what God’s will is for me, and most likely for every other girl or woman that is discerning.
In some moments, when I see a nun or an order, or maybe a site and videos about religious life, it brings a very big smile to my face, and makes me jump from exitement. 294 more words