Christopher Alt, SJ Apr 4, 2021 One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min
Jesus is Risen! Alleluia! Today we celebrate the triumph of the resurrection over sin and death.
Christopher Alt, SJ Mar 25, 2021 One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min
We all have a calling from God – a vocation. On this Feast of the Annunciation, Christopher Alt, SJ, explores Mary’s own vocation story through Botticelli’s art.
Christopher Alt, SJ Feb 17, 2021 Blogs, Lent, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins
“This whole year has felt like a Lenten penance in the desert, so I’m not thinking about what to give up. Instead, I enter this season replaying images of that day with Javier.” Christopher Alt, SJ, recounts the story of his friend’s first day out of prison and considers what lessons it has for us as we see promises of the end of the pandemic and move into Lent.
Christopher Alt, SJ Feb 7, 2021 One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min
Everything happens for a reason…right?
Christopher Alt, SJ Jan 3, 2021 One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min
Today we celebrate the Epiphany, when the wise men visited the child Jesus. They were willing to follow a star to a distant land to find the Lord. How far are we willing to go?
Christopher Alt, SJ Dec 30, 2020 Blogs, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins
Imagine it’s Christmas morning again. You reach into your stocking and pull out a hefty lump of clay with directions attached. You’re to make clay figures of the most important people in your life and arrange them in a way that represents each person’s personality and role in the group dynamic. What does the scene reveal? Christopher Alt reflects on a family therapy technique, the Nativity, and allowing ourselves to be molded more deeply into God’s divine embrace.
Christopher Alt, SJ Dec 6, 2020 One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min
A friend once told me: “Expectations are resentments under construction.”
Christopher Alt, SJ Nov 11, 2020 Blogs, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins
At eighteen, I studied theology and philosophy at the University of San Diego. After graduation I still wasn’t ready to join the seminary. So, I bounced over to Boston and earned a Master of Divinity. It’s there I first met the Society of Jesus. Even so, I was still hesitant to take the dive. So, I skipped back to San Diego and began a two-year stint as a hospital chaplain. And this is just the beginning of my vocation story! Take a moment to read more and maybe uncover – or perhaps rediscover – your own journey of God’s call for you.