Lessons from Loyola Hall

June 23, 2017

Jeremiah…Was a Good Friend of Mine

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Jeremiah 20:10-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35 Second Reading: St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans 5:12-15 […]

June 21, 2017

Brunch, Sporks and…Mercy?

“You see it’s like a portmanteau – there are two meanings packed up into one word.” I never imagined that I would ever begin an […]

June 16, 2017

Lesson From the Not-so Dumb Ox

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ First Reading: Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20 Second Reading: St. Paul’s 1st Letter […]

June 14, 2017

A Worthwhile Summer Read

One of the great joys of summer is that the time away from planning classes and grading papers can be used to catch up on […]

June 9, 2017

The Mystery of Faith

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity First Reading: Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9 Responsorial Psalm: Daniel 3:52-56 Second Reading: St. Paul’s 2nd Letter to the Corinthians […]

June 6, 2017

The Time in Between

These early days after graduation mark the official beginning of the grad party season. For me, there are parties for neighbors and children of friends […]

June 2, 2017

Fear of the Lord

Pentecost Sunday First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34 Second Reading: St. Paul’s 1st Letter to the Corinthians […]

May 30, 2017

What Is Essential Is Invisible to the Eye

In his salutatory address at graduation on Sunday afternoon, Student Senate President Ryan Mullin ’17 talked about the importance of wasting time. For the benefit […]

May 27, 2017

Freshman Lesson

The Ascension of the Lord First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 1:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 47:2-3, 6-9 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the […]