The Resurrection doesn’t erase our pain and confusion, but it does give us new hope. Christopher Smith, SJ, reflects on Easter Sunday and the Resurrection.
Posts in One-Minute Homily
On Palm Sunday, Jesus triumphantly enters Jerusalem. By the end of the week, he will be betrayed and crucified. Fr. Danny Gustafson, SJ, reflects on the many contrasts of Holy Week and the beauty to be found.
The story of the Prodigal Son gives us a beautiful portrait of the mercy and compassion of God. No matter who we identify with in the story, there is a celebration waiting for us. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects and asks: What is keeping us from going in?
We never know when our time will come, but we don’t need to live in fear. Christopher Smith, SJ, reflects on the importance of living like today is the day of our salvation.
When something big happens, we’re often tempted to jump into action, but what we really need to do is stop and listen. Danny Gustafson, SJ, reflects on this lesson of the Transfiguration.
Temptations are not always obvious. Sometimes we are tempted by what seems good. Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on the temptation of Jesus in the desert.
It can be easy to look at Lent as a time of gloom or punishment, but it’s really a great opportunity. Fr. Danny Gustafson, SJ, reflects on the purpose of Lent in this special One-Minute Homily.
How often are we guilty of the same things that we criticize other people for? Jesus challenges us to remove the wooden beam from our own eye first. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects on this call to humility.
“Turn the other cheek.” We’ve heard this teaching so much that we might forget how radical it is. Christopher Smith, SJ, reflects on how we might put it into practice.
Jesus’ “Woe to you…” statements come right after the beatitudes in the Gospel of Luke. Fr. Danny Gustafson, SJ, helps us to better understand these statements in this week’s One-Minute Homily.