John Foley, SJ
Thomas’s reaction? NO. NO. No way. Incredible. I cannot accept it. Better to deny what could not be possible.
The classical mystics speak of two “dark nights of the
soul,” two painful, purifying periods of life we must all
Trust after Heartbreak
So why didn’t Christ make his first appearance to the apostles at a time when Thomas was there too? Why did
Christ first appear when Thomas was absent?
If only we could follow in the footsteps of Christ and wish peace to
everyone! If only we could forgive as he forgave!
In the midst of the pandemic did your idea of community include all your brothers and sisters in the world?
I knew not
what my mind
until I listened
to my heart