In my regular life, I’m a student at Regis College, the Jesuit theological college at the University of Toronto. For those unfamiliar with the Jesuits, a major part of their spirituality is “finding God in all things.”
"Hey Andrew, do you see that little town on top of that mountain? That's Assisi." said Father Jim. I slid onto the edge of my seat of the train to get a better view. That's it!
On July 23, Fr. Dan Callahan, SA, participated in the intensive Ironman Triathlon with more than 3,000 men and women who joined in this annual event.
How can we always stay true to who we are and not be affected by the world around us without the grace of God? How can we dig deep down to the essence of our souls, of ourselves, without the grace of God?
On Ash Wednesday 2016, Pope Francis sent forth more than 1,000 priests, including Fr. Tom Orians, SA, as “missionaries of mercy”. Now, the Holy Father has extended Fr. Tom’s commission from the Year of Mercy to a lifetime appointment.
As I sat listening to how Jesus suffered to redeem these men of their addictions to drugs and alcohol, I started to think about my own sins and shortcomings and the times I hadn’t trusted in Jesus, my higher power, to remove my shortcomings...