John Foley, SJ
Beloved of God
Jesus is trying to get the man (and us?) to find the simple answer without having it handed to him. … Jesus does not respond directly, but this time gives the lawyer a parable to chew on.
Searching for a New Maturity
In the 16th century, Ignatius of Loyola looked at the church and thought a new maturity was needed. He founded the Jesuits in response.
What must I do?
Eternal life is a union, a marriage, with God. Who would want to get married to someone who said, “what’s the minimum I can do for you and with you and still get you to marry me?”
The Special Guest
What do you think is so special about the Eucharistic Presence, the visitor who never goes away, who has made his home in us?
Jesus redefines neighbor as the hated stranger who is down and out, challenging us to stop what we are doing and care for his need.
The Good Samaritan
Think of the Good Samaritan story in terms of today’s world. What groups need some Good Samaritans right now?
my mind has stopped
my mouth cannot speak