Revenge seems satisfying. Kindness, forgiveness, and mercy are better. Tom Elitz, SJ, reflects on our call to forgive and to love like God.
Posts in One-Minute Homily
It can be difficult to confront those who wrong us, especially our friends, but Jesus calls us to reconcile so that we can be united with him. Fr. Eric Immel, SJ, uses Harry Potter to reflect on today’s gospel.
When Peter couldn’t see the bigger picture, Jesus rebuked him to shake up his way of thinking. William Manaker, SJ, reflects on how Jesus can help us to “think as God does.”
Do you feel like you’re on defense when it comes to faith and justice? Austin Kleman, SJ, reflects on the promise of Jesus to Peter, assuring us that His Kingdom will always prevail.
It can be difficult to ask for help. Doing so can help us grow in humility and bring us closer to God. Tom Elitz, SJ, reflects on the humility and faith of the Canaanite woman from the gospel.
God can make use of anything to draw us closer to Jesus. With faith, even water can support us as we walk toward Jesus. Fr. Eric Immel, SJ, reflects on his own prayer experience of Jesus walking on water.
We can’t always be in a spiritual high, but these moments can motivate us as we continue on our journey. William Manaker, SJ, reflects on the experience of the Transfiguration.
What would you do to obtain a great treasure? What are we willing to do for the sake of the Kingdom of God? William Manaker, SJ, reflects on the value of the Kingdom of God through the parable of the treasure in the field.
Weeds or wheat? Too often we might look at the field of our lives and only focus on the weeds, Jesus looks at the wheat. Austin Kleman, SJ, reflects on the parable of the weeds among the wheat.
How can we learn the language of God? The same as with any other language, with time and practice. Tom Elitz, SJ, preaches on learning the language of God in today’s One-Minute Homily.