It's not exactly flattering to be compared to sheep but Brian Strassburger, SJ, breaks open this analogy in this week's One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, May 12, 2017, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/30fwP07
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Brian was ordained a priest in June 2021. He is currently working in the diocese of Brownsville, TX on the US-Mexico border. Brian grew up in Denver, CO, and went to Regis Jesuit High School followed by college at Saint Louis University. As a Jesuit, he studied International Development at Fordham University, which inspired two and half years working at a Jesuit nonprofit in Managua, Nicaragua. After theology studies at Boston College, Brian was ordained and sent to a new mission of his province on the border. He helps at a local parish in Brownsville, accompanies migrants on both sides of the border, and co-hosts The Jesuit Border Podcast. Brian’s extracurricular activities include cheering on Denver sports teams, growing a beard, and enjoying fellowship over beers.
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Tiger Woods’ Comeback Is Not a Redemption Story
Let’s not confuse Tiger Woods’ win at the Masters for a redemption story. Let’s call it what it is: a comeback. As Holy Week teaches us, redemption is about healing and right relationships. This is a sports story. It’s a comeback.
The Best Story of March Madness 2019
The best story of NCAA March Madness was not the University of Virginia’s redemption story. It was the graciousness of University of Auburn in defeat.
One-Minute Homily: “Tempting Jesus”
Do we bargain with Jesus? This might be like tempting Jesus in the desert. Brian Strassburger gives this week's One-Minute Homily, based on the readings for March 10, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2UqZuMv
From #OscarsSoWhite to “Green Book”: Lessons for the Catholic Church
After backlash at the Oscars, this year’s Academy Awards featured diversity in presenter, nominees, and winners. Meanwhile, the Catholic Church held a historic summit at the Vatican on the sex abuse crisis. Are these signs of real change?
How do nuns watch the Super Bowl? A look at #SuperBowlintheConvent
Nuns on Twitter were easily more entertaining than Sunday’s Super Bowl. Hear what they had to say.
One-Minute Homily: “How to be a Saint”
What does it take to be a Saint? Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on the diversity of people that God calls to holiness in this week's One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, January 20, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2SJQxgv
Catholic Guide to 2019
Break out your calendars! Don’t miss these Catholic events in 2019.
One-Minute Homily: Prepare the Way of the Lord
Advent is a time of preparation. Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on how we prepare ourselves for Christ. Based on the readings for Sunday, December 9, 2018, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2Raxknu