LIVING THE CHARISM

EXPLORING THE XAVERIAN WAY

Brother John's Reflections

The Courage To Sit Still

“I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, to dwell in; you have eaten of vineyards and olive groves which you did not plant.” Joshua 24: 13 Joshua gathers the people[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Living in the Desert

She gave birth to a son, a male child, destined to rule all the nations with an iron rod.  Her child was caught up to God and his throne.  The woman herself fled into the desert where she had a[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Where Two Or Three Are Gathered

Amen, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth hall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.  Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about[read more]

Reflections

Brother John's Reflections

The Courage To Sit Still

“I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, to dwell in; you have eaten of vineyards and olive groves which you did not plant.” Joshua 24: 13 Joshua gathers the people[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Living in the Desert

She gave birth to a son, a male child, destined to rule all the nations with an iron rod.  Her child was caught up to God and his throne.  The woman herself fled into the desert where she had a[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Where Two Or Three Are Gathered

Amen, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth hall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.  Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Work And Aging

When Moses had finished speaking to all Israel, he said to them, “I am now one hundred and twenty years old and am no longer able to move about freely; besides, the Lord has told me that I shall not[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Aliens Ourselves

For the Lord, your God, is the God of gods, the Lord of Lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who has no favorites, accepts no bribes; who executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and befriends the alien,[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Creation or Chaos

This is why you must now know, and fix in your heart, that the Lord is God in the heavens above and on earth below, and that there is no other.  You must keep his statutes and commandments which I[read more]

Call Fulfilled

Dr. Perry Sangalli

Some of you many already be aware of the sad news we received on Sunday, May 5: Dr. Perry Sangalli, President of Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, Kentucky, passed away peacefully. Perry was recently diagnosed with advanced stages of[read more]

May 6, 2019

Brother James Mahoney, CFX (Brother Shamus)

Brother James Mahoney was born in Malden, MA in 1933. Upon graduation from Immaculate Conception Boys’ Catholic High School, Brother Jim entered Sacred Heart Novitiate in Fort Monroe, VA where he received the habit of the Xaverian Brothers and religious[read more]

December 20, 2018

Latest News

Livestream of General Chapter 28

We will be broadcasting several sessions of the 28th General Chapter from Rome. We will post the livestream links here, which also act as an archive, so that sessions can be watched at your convenience.[read more]

Congregational Letter | Vol. 6, No. 9

‘See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.’ (Isaiah 43:19) Dear Brothers, Associates and Colleagues, As I come to the end[read more]

Pentecost 2019

With Pentecost a few days off, I want to wish each of you ‘Holy Pentecost!’ A joyful feast, Pentecost recalls the birth of our Christian community and recalls the great ‘fear that paralyzed Jesus’ followers.’ An awe-filled moment in the[read more]