What Happens when We Lose God – Mark Aloysius, SJ

John 14:15-21, Sixth Sunday of Easter Have you ever had the experience of having something stolen from you? Recently I had the unfortunate experience of being robbed at a place where I have always felt safe. While I was in the changing room of our gym, someone stole a belt from my trousers. Talk about…

Sigh – Jett Villarin, SJ

John 11:1-45, Fifth Sunday of Lent Or in Greek, embrimasthai. It is a word that is variously translated as a groaning, a thundering within, a trembling inside. It is what Jesus lets out when he sees his dear friends Martha and Mary weeping, when he asks where his beloved Lazarus lies. “Jesus said in great…

New Year’s Eve – James Donelan, S.J.(✝)

If you were to enter a home in ancient Rome, you would find in the doorway a dog with two heads. A statue of course. It is Janus, the Roman god of the doorway. One head looked to the past, the other to the future. Since the first month of the year has this two-fold…