Fr. Rick Malloy, S.J., is the University Chaplain at the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA.  He is the author of three books, A Faith That Frees: Catholic Matters for the Twenty First Century; Being on Fire: the Top Ten Essentials of Catholic Faith; and Spiritual Direction: A Beginner’s Guide.  All available from Orbis Books or Amazon. 

 

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A voice from the past: 'That talk in your office changed my life'

Soul Seeing: So often we don't know what we are doing, or what God is doing through us, or even if God is doing anything through our efforts. Then Megan taught me to trust those efforts a bit more.

Mercy can overcome even the Islamic State

Soul Seeing: Rather than trumpeting retaliation with bombs and soldiers, imagine risking relationship with those in the Islamic State group, rather than maintaining the us versus them stalemate.

It's OK, they just want ashes

Soul Seeing: Ashes are a sign of our deepest desire: transformation. They are a sign that we want to live in the freedom of Jesus Christ.