The Work Is Without Why

. . . the high priest questioned them, “We gave you strict orders, did we not, to stop teaching in that name.  Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and want to bring this man’s blood upon us.”  But Peter and the Apostles said in reply, “We must obey God rather than human beings.”[read more]

What We Shall Be Has Not Yet Been Revealed

The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. 1 John 3: 1-2[read more]

Poverty and Life In Common

Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions. Luke 12: 15   In the Working Paper on Life Form that is part of the Xaverian Charism Study, we read: The Xaverian expression of the life of the evangelical counsels has always included a[read more]

For The Common Good

Now thus says the Lord of hosts: / Consider your ways! / You have sown much, but have brought in little; / you have eaten, but have not been satisfied; / You have drunk, but have not been exhilarated; / have clothed yourselves, but not been warmed; / And whoever earned wages / earned them[read more]