About Family Therapy, the Christmas Creche, and Being Molded Deeply Into God’s Divine Embrace

Published Dec 30, 2020 in Blogs, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins

Imagine it’s Christmas morning again. You reach into your stocking and pull out a hefty lump of clay with directions attached. You’re to make clay figures of the most important people in your life and arrange them in a way that represents each person’s personality and role in the group dynamic. What does the scene reveal? Christopher Alt reflects on a family therapy technique, the Nativity, and allowing ourselves to be molded more deeply into God’s divine embrace.

The Epiphany: Chasing Stars | One-Minute Homily

Published Jan 5, 2020 in One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min

What is it that leads you closer to Christ? Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on the Epiphany, when the Magi were led to Jesus by a star. Based on the readings for January 5, 2019. Look up! Go on, look up! Can you find your star?! Hello! I’m Damian Torres-Botello and this is my One-Minute Reflection. […]

The Holy Family: Prayer and Perseverance | One-Minute Homily

Published Dec 29, 2019 in One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min

The Holy Family went through a lot together. Eric Immel, SJ, reminds us that we too can model the Holy Family through prayer and perseverance. Based on the readings for Sunday, December 29, 2019. My grandma used to say, “a family that prays together stays together.” I’m Eric Immel, SJ, and this is my One-Minute […]

Jesus is Here! Merry Christmas | One-Minute Homily

Published Dec 25, 2019 in One-Minute Homily, Videos ~ Approx 1 min

Merry Christmas! On this day we celebrate the miracle that God entered into our very humanity. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on the incarnation of Jesus in this special One-Minute Homily. It’s happened! Jesus is born! Amen and Merry Christmas! Hello! I’m Damian Torres-Botello and this is my One-Minute Reflection. In six more days we will […]