100 years ago the province began an internal newsletter for the British Jesuits serving as Chaplains in WWI. Archive volunteer, Sheila, outlines her current project of transcribing The Chaplains’ Weekly and shares her first impressions.
Why would nature design things so that, as humans, just as we reach the pinnacle of our maturity and get more of a genuine grip on our lives, our bodies begin to fall apart? Why do we suffer so many physical ailments as we age?
To be a human being is to be endlessly distracted. We aren’t persons who live in habitual spiritual awareness who occasionally get distracted. We’re persons who live in habitual distraction who occasionally become spiritually aware.
Seeing implies more than having good eyesight. We may well be seeing physically, yet not seeing the meaning of it. Truly seeing implies more than having eyes that are simply open. Peter Knott SJ reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.