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James Martin, SJ
Jesuit priest, editor at large , author of 'Jesus: A Pilgrimage' and 'Building a Bridge,' consultor to the Dicastery for Communication
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Christopher White 1h
NEW: hosted an invite-only meeting of Catholic media professionals last week to discuss “disturbing trends in the online Catholic world,” including the rise of "radical Traditionalist" movements. My latest :
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James Martin, SJ 10h
Dear friends: Please wear masks, maintain social distance, wash your hands and take the necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of the virus. It may be inconvenient at times, but it is an act of charity and a way of caring for the common good. It will help to save lives.
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Bishop Robert Barron 5h
Friends, I recently spoke about internet ministry, dialogue, and bigotry on the . Racism is deep within our cultural DNA. We must therefore act as leaven through social action and through bringing hope and beauty to the world: (1/2)
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James Martin, SJ 6h
Replying to @CDPsisters
More about the amazing Sisters of Divine Providence here. Sisters are my heroes!
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James Martin, SJ 6h
Thank you to the Sisters of Divine Providence for presenting me with the 2020 Ketteler Award for Social Justice today. I so enjoyed out time together this morning, speaking about our shared mission to help those on the margins, as Our Lord did.
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James Martin, SJ 9h
Good news from The Mikono Centre, the Service refugee-made handicrafts shop in Nairobi, Kenya. They now have even more goods available online (including washable Covid masks) to help support refugees and their families. More info here:
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James Martin, SJ 9h
Dear friends: Please pray for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who is reported to be ill and "extremely frail," according to the author and his friend Peter Seewald.
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James Martin, SJ 9h
Gospel: Jesus shows his mastery of nature by walking on water before the terrified disciples during a storm (Mt 14). Emboldened, Peter asks to do the same. With Jesus's help, he can. But once he looks at the storm, he starts to sink. It's the same with us: Keep your eyes on God.
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James Martin, SJ 10h
Dear friends: Please wear masks, maintain social distance, wash your hands and take the necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of the virus. It may be inconvenient at times, but it is an act of charity and a way of caring for the common good. It will help to save lives.
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James Martin, SJ 11h
Replying to @kayaoakes
Dorothy Day wrote about keeping her anger in check. Robert Ellsberg, who knew her well, has written about this.
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James Martin, SJ 22h
"I was a stranger and you did not welcome me." (Mt 25). ‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
Replying to @jzipple
Love that
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
Replying to @JesuitsEast
Also, the Office of Ignatian Spirituality maintains a list of trained spiritual directors if you are looking for ongoing spiritual direction. More information here:
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
I was so happy to join my friend Boreta Singleton this afternoon for a webinar that raised money for four retreat houses of the Province: Gloucester, Mass., Morristown, NJ; Faulkner, Md.; and Atlanta, Ga. Here is more info on making a retreat:
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Gerard O'Connell Aug 2
Pope Francis today denounced the attack on the cathedral of Nicaragua on July 31, that destroyed a 400 year old crucifix in a side chapel. Addressing pilgrims in St Peter’s Sq., he assured the Catholic community there of his closeness to them at this moment, and prayed for them
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CatholicWomenPreach Aug 1
Casey Stanton Preaches for the Eightteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
Gospel: God can take whatever little we offer and multiply it. A meditation on the beautiful story of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes (Mt 14).
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
Congratulations to my brother James Ferus, SJ, ordained to the priesthood yesterday in Boston by O'Malley, along with several other priests of the Archdiocese of Boston. AMDG!
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James Martin, SJ Aug 2
Congratulations to my friend and colleague and her husband Simon, on their wedding at the Church of St. Francis Xavier at !
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