December 14: Memorial of St. John of the Cross

“Let the clouds rain down the Just One, and the earth bring forth a Savior” – Isaiah 45:8 This verse from Isaiah recurs several times in the liturgies of these last weeks of Advent. Composed during a desperate period in Jewish history when “Sion is deserted, Jerusalem desolate” (Isaiah 64:10). It is a powerful cry[read more]

2022 Ryken Society Mission Video

We have a very strong and rich legacy of service in the Xaverian tradition and at this moment in our history we need to discern how God is calling us anew to love as those missionary disciples[read more]