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Today the Catholic Church celebrates the Ascension of the Lord, and we will hear accounts of Jesus’ ascension both in the first reading from Acts and in our Gospel. Jesus told his disciples he had to leave but that they would receive the power of the Spirit. Why did he have to leave for that […]
May 20, a mere nine days from now, begins the worldwide celebration of the Ignatian Year. As announced by Father Arturo Sosa, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, the year is being celebrated as a way to remind us of our daily opportunity to experience conversion. The Ignatian year begins on May 20, […]
Tonight was the opening session of the Lenten Ignatian Retreat at St. Thomas More. After this initial large group meeting, small retreat groups will meet weekly, and participants will pray each day with materials we provide to them that are based on Weeks 2 and 3 of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. I gave […]
Today was the second session of the Fall Reflection Series that Jennifer Wright and I are offering at the University of St. Thomas (on the Minneapolis campus) this year. The theme for this five week series is Women of the Bible. In last week’s opening session, Jennifer spoke about Sarah and Hagar. (You can find her talk […]
Monday was the first session of the Fall Reflection Series that Jennifer Wright and I are offering at the University of St. Thomas (on the Minneapolis campus) this year. Our theme for the five week series is Women of the Bible. Monday I briefly introduced the series and Jennifer spoke our our first subjects: Sarah […]