Monthly Archives: February 2015


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Love is in the air in this Valentine month.  St. Augustine wrote in part, “To fall in love with God is the greatest of romances.”   To fall in love with God leads to the desire to serve him. My desire to serve God has led me to “Get on the Bus.”  Get on the Bus (GOTB),… Read more »

Big Red Couches

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The New Year is quickly moving to Valentine’s Day and I’m playing catch up still internally negotiating resolutions for 2015. There are the usual – exercise more, avoid sugar, seize the moment. This year daily inspirational/spiritual reading was added to the list. Books by James Martin, Richard Rohr and Ann LaMott sit on the bedside… Read more »

The Joy of the Gospel

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This piece, by IVC Spiritual Reflector Fr. William Barry, SJ, is a reflection on the spiritual readings and guide being used by IVC volunteers across the country. In the Introduction of The Joy of the Gospel Pope Francis writes: “I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus,… Read more »