Keith Maczkiewicz, SJ writes many recommendation letters and finds writing them to be a sacred moment of personal recollection and hope-filled memory.
Eric Immel, SJ isn’t totally honest with a woman on the bus who asks about the ring on his finger. In coming clean he discovers a valuable truth: “We share ourselves again and again in love.”
“When trying something new we need courage, we need patience, and we need support.” Brendan Busse, SJ examines the vulnerability in the changing room and the risk in relationship.
Bored in Church? Disappointed with liturgy? Keith Maczkiewicz, SJ has been there too. He finds himself longing for more and discovers in the longing a place for grace and redemption.
Eric Immel, SJ says, “God, this needs to change.” And God responds, “Perhaps, but I love you just the way you are.”
During his holiday travels Brendan Busse, SJ is surprised by the wisdom of public safety catch-phrases that remind him of old friends and the importance of a truly personal life.
With his mom in the hospital, Keith Maczkiewicz, SJ steps in to help cook for the family and finds himself at the center of a cycle of care.
Eric Immel, SJ takes the hand of a man on the street, finds himself consoled in an uncomfortable moment, and discovers a thing or two about privilege and grace.
Brendan Busse, SJ. answers a student’s question about the ‘strength of belief’ and confesses that he doesn’t feel confident or strong in the spiritual life as often as he feels grateful.
Keith Maczkiewicz, SJ goes back to school, finds himself in a freshman Spanish class and remembers how uncool being cool can be.