Posts tagged "Fr. James Martin"

Jesus rejoiced

Jesus rejoiced is one of those phrases we don’t often dwell upon.  More than likely, it would be Jesus suffered or Jesus’ suffering. In Fr. James Martin’s Book, Jesus:  A Pilgrimage, he lists from the Bible some of the many times that Jesus, his disciples and those around him rejoiced: “Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said,... Read more »

The Jesus Book Club Conversation

I found the Jesus Book Club Conversation the other day and it took me about ten seconds to decide to sign up and purchase Fr. Martin’s book, Jesus:  A Pilgrimage (also available on Kindle). I love to read and I love to talk about the books I’ve read.  I used to belong to Women on the Edge... Read more »

Extra! Extra! Nuns Being Scolded and Reprimanded by Bishops!

Nuns in the news?  Stories of nuns being scolded and reprimanded?  Shouldn’t the nuns be doing the scolding and reprimanding? When I was a kid, I wasn’t Catholic so I had very little contact with women religious (or any religious for that matter).  When I became Catholic the nuns that I knew were different from... Read more »
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Saint Bernadette Soubirous of Lourdes from "Who Cares About The Saints?" with Fr. James Martin, S.J.

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“The triumphant joy of Easter dims when we confront all that still hinders us from living in the kindness, peace, and justice of God’s reign.  Let us take heart from Christ’s victory over sin and death, and let us call upon him in our every need.” – From today’s Magnificat  

Was Jesus a 'Funny Guy'?

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I always felt that Jesus must have had a sense of humor.  Why would anyone follow Him around for three years if He didn’t? I wrote a post about this last year.  What do you think? And thanks to Warren for posting this clip.  ;-)