Jesus does not hide the cost of discipleship. It will not always be easy, but it will be worth it. Dan Finucane, SJ, reflects on the cost and rewards of following Jesus.
Jesus says that he will come at an unexpected time, like a thief in the night. Dan Finucane, SJ, reflects on how Jesus disrupts our expectations in order to reshape our priorities.
Jesus reminds us that we are not meant to make our lives about collecting possessions and treasure. Dan Finucane, SJ, reflects on what it means to be rich by giving all that we have to others.
When Jesus says “the laborers are few,” we might be tempted to think he’s talking about someone else. Dan Finucane, SJ, reminds us that we are all called to be laborers for the Kingdom of God.
The pandemic deprived everyone of a vital aspect of life: the gift of touch. The incarnation shows us that God wants to heal us by touching our wounds. This is especially true for life in a prison. But when we find ways to reach out to others, we discover that Christ has the power to work through our hands to bring healing to those in need.
The pandemic and the Synod on Synodality confront us with a question: who are the Church? Our answer matters.
One Jesuit grapples with the question, “Who is Mary?” when he’s confronted about the Catholic devotion to our Blessed Mother. That leads him to realize that Mary, with her son Jesus, is the one helping him discover the family he has found in his prison ministry.
Walking the path of Jesus isn’t easy. It means going to those who’re often forgotten or cast aside by society. Read how one Jesuit walks the king’s highway in his ministry at a prison rehabilitation center in Belize.
Beginnings are difficult, because they render us vulnerable. But we need not simply endure them with gritted teeth; if we enter into them with an open heart, we might find God inviting us into something new.