Encouragement!

Tom Marciniak, S.J. Encouragement! Who does not need it? Going a little further, is there anyone among us who does not give it? We may not always – thank goodness […]

I Am The Way, The Truth And The Light

Kirk Reynolds, S.J. Jesus speaks these well-known words (Jn. 14: 6) to His apostles in the context of the Last Supper. Jesus has just said that He goes ahead to […]

I Am The Way

Steve Pugliese, S.J. On this last day in April, we are given two rather complementary readings. The first, from Acts 13, is the first recorded speech by Paul, as Saul […]

St. Catherine of Siena Feast Day

Judy Schiavo Memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church St. Catherine of Siena, whose feast we celebrate today was a mystic. So, what is a […]

Jesus Always Points Us To The Father

Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. The first twelve chapters of John’s Gospel are known as “The Book of Signs” and today’s passage brings it to a close. Our reading is a […]

Change/Open To The New

Tom Marciniak, S.J. Scripture: Acts 11: 19-26 / John 10: 22-30 Good Friends, One and All! We all know many people in our lives who do not accept change or […]

Recognizing His Voice

Kirk Reynolds, S.J. In Jesus’ time it was common for shepherds to share a common corral for their flocks of sheep. Each morning each would lead his flock out to […]

Who Are You, Lord?

Steve Pugliese, S.J. In my reflection from last week, as well as in other reflections of the week during the time we have been in the sixth chapter of John, […]

Why Are We So Timid?

Linda Baratte The readings for today offer an ‘Easter buffet’ of delights, affirming the legions of ordained and lay men and women involved in the liturgical, sacramental, and pastoral ministries […]

Spread The Good News

Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. Today’s First Reading is linked to what has just gone before, the martyrdom of Stephen, followed by widespread persecution of Christians, which, in turn, will result […]