Daily Archives: 26 March 2020

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

There is a popular saying that Jesus does not give us a cross that is beyond our ability to bear. Serious illness can certainly test that notion. We might be the sick person, or even a helpless caregiver or bystander. … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 53-57: The Prophecy of Contemplation

Pope Francis, in his post-synodal exhortation, devotes five paragraphs to “the prophecy of contemplation.” What does he mean by that? It is a Jesuit discipline to contemplate the world and our experiences. The Examen guides many people devoted to Ignatian … Continue reading

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Working In Exile

Here’s the view from my “home office” window. A gray day, but full of promise for Spring. I find it requires discipline to get church tasks done here. Just today, interruptions for receiving a grocery run, a package delivery, a … Continue reading

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