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Becoming Strange Fruit (p4)–Resolution, Pursuance and Psalm

posted by Robert Gelinas

Resolution follows Acknowledgement Resolution:  Jesus in his death was showing us how to live.  Once we hear the call we must resolve to respond.  This part of the cross-examen is a prayerful consent to embrace the excruciating life.  May have […]

Becoming Strange Fruit (p3)

posted by Robert Gelinas

Jesuit Christians daily practice the Prayer of Examen.  It is a simple form of prayer that seeks to develop receptiveness to the call of God for the purpose of a response. We need to "examen" the cross not "examine" the […]

Becoming Strange Fruit (p2)

posted by Robert Gelinas

The English word "excruciating" comes from the Latin "excruciare" meaning "out of the cross."  It is a wrod invented specifically to describe the pain of crucifixion.  We must never minimize the cross.  it is the center of our faith.  In […]

Becoming Strange Fruit (p1)

posted by Robert Gelinas

The Apostle Peter understood that we are to become strange fruit.  Legend says that he was crucified, literally, upside-down.  He in turn calls us all to see the cross as a pattern for our lives. To this you were called, […]

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