When Peter says, “Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man,” Jesus doesn’t obey. Thank God for that! Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on Jesus’ response to our brokenness.
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“Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you.” Sometimes we make snap judgments about others and ourselves. Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on the knowledge that the one who knows us best is the one that calls us with great love.
What’s our purpose in life? Jesus’ words in the Gospel today give us a good place to start. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects on finding purpose by focusing on others, as God does.
In his first public miracle, Jesus quietly provides for the needs of the hosts at the wedding at Cana. Christopher Smith, SJ, reflects on the ways that Jesus similarly provides for us, sometimes when we aren’t even aware of it.
The Baptism of Jesus Christ was pretty spectacular. A dove descended from Heaven and the voice of God could be heard. Fr. Danny Gustafson, SJ, reflects on the ways that God is similarly present at every baptism.
What leads you closer to God? Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on the visit of the magi and how it shows us that God calls to each of us and in different ways.
Mary and Joseph created a loving home for Jesus and in today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us that God also provides a home for us. Doug Jones, SJ, reflects on the Feast of the Holy Family.
Elizabeth couldn’t contain her joy when Mary greeted her. Neither should we when we recognize God at work in others.
It’s easy to think about receiving gifts during this time of year. Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, used to call it “toy season.” Today he reflects on the challenge of John the Baptist to give to those in need.
Are you ready? Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, reflects on the theme of preparation in Advent by remembering what it was like to joyfully wait for his grandmother.