On Friday, August 21, the Friars will be remembering a special patron of the Society of the Atonement.
Some time ago, a magazine ran a story about a teenager who belongs to the Santa Clara swimming club. Every morning she gets up at 5:30 am to hurry to an outdoor pool for two solid hours of swimming, after which, she goes to school.
Aaron Hollander, for Ecumenical Trends - On the Far Side of Revenge: Social Division and the Hope of Ecumenics in Northern Ireland and the United States
When Jesus interpreted the parable of the weeds, He talked about the world with good and evil people and He specified that the task of weeding questionable people out of the community was not part of the disciple’s job description.
Today, we have a sower who went out to sow seeds, according to the parable, not very carefully. He tosses the seeds wildly, helter-skelter.
What a wonderful gospel we have today. “Come to me all you who are weary and find life burdensome and I will refresh you.
St. Christopher’s Inn and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are pleased to welcome Dr. James G. Schiller, Ph.D., as the new Executive Director of St. Christopher’s Inn, starting June 29th.