Monthly Archives: March 2016

Small resurrections

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by Jim Haggerty Click for printable view Lots of stores on Delaware Street in our town of Walton, N.Y. are shuttered. Delaware Street is our downtown business avenue, but the busy traffic seems just to pass by on the way to larger towns like Binghamton and Oneonta. One bright spot last year, however, was the opening of a local… Read more »

Re-member

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by Linda Wihl Back in the day, mid-seventies, schools used to have “release time” for their students to attend religion classes at their own churches.  I was a director of religious education and sent the bus to gather our students at the local school in upstate New York.  I would meet the bus at the… Read more »

“The Greatest Mark of God’s Love,” “Seeking the Grace of Compassion”

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This blog post from William Barry, SJ, is a reflection on David Fleming’s Book, “What is Ignatian Spirituality”, which Ignatian Volunteers are using for spiritual reflection in many regions this service year. Click for printable view Fittingly, this year we read these two chapters that focus on the third and fourth weeks of the Spiritual Exercises as we approach… Read more »

Is There Enough?

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by Arminda Au Click for Printable View Picture this. You are driving and see a homeless man holding a sign. You are in the left lane waiting for the green light where he is standing on the traffic island.  You decide to give him your unused Subway gift card. You roll down your window and happily hand it to him…. Read more »