Tag Archives: #LifeofService

What We Do

Most of us know the other Francis–of Assisi.  This is the man from whom the current pope chose his name, despite being a Jesuit.  St. Francis of Xavier was one of the first to join the Society of Jesus in … Continue reading

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Charged and Crushed

On a recent Lenten retreat the G. M. Hopkins poem, God’s Grandeur, was used as part of the reflection time. When I first was diagnosed a thoughtful friend sent me a copy of The Word in the Wilderness:  A Poem … Continue reading

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For Others

The Lord needs a colt this Palm Sunday, and equally as important he needs someone to do him the favour of going to get one. St. Ignatius believed that humble service was essential. Our lives must be for others, for … Continue reading

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