022-THe Burden of PerfectionisM Part the Third

Today’s Assignment for Blogging 101: publish a post you’d like your ideal audience member to read, and include a new-to-you element in it. Greetings, fellow students in the world of blogging. And, to followers of my blog, here is my fourth assignment – so I can learn the ropes in this world…   My post […]

Roc Homily (1) – 14th Sunday Ordinary Time 2015

No deeds of power? Yet Jesus cured some sick… Whaaaaa?  The distinction between ‘fixing’ and healing makes sense to me here… Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time (4:30 pm Saturday) Homily by Roc O’Connor, SJ, associate pastor of the Church of the Gesu  (July 4, 2015) [Background notion: 1 Corinthians 12:7-10 Three times I begged the Lord about this, that […]

JPS Homily – Thirteenth Sunday Ordinary Time 2015

Thirteenth Sunday Ordinary Time + Fathers Day Homily by Fr. John P. Schlegel, SJ, pastor of the Church of the Gesu (June 28, 2015)  John Schlegel, SJ, Matt Walsh, SJ, & Ministers of the Eucharist share the Body & Blood of Christ to Gesu parishioners at the Easter Vigil, 2015 Mark 5:21-43 One of the synagogue officials, named Jairus, came forward. […]

New tagline… Check it out!

I am experimenting with a new tagline, changing from “to be present… in the midst of our storms” to “to be consonant… in our depths as on the surface.” Yes? No? Thanks for your feedback, friends! –roc,sj


composer ~ author ~ educator

Perfect Chaos

The Blog of Author Steven Colborne

Gretchen McCulloch

Internet Linguist


Joy is the product of enduring faith.


AM Roselli's art & writing site

lillian the home poet

rejuvenatement - not retirement

The Feels

Feel Good News 24/7

Elihu's Corner

press on to know the lord

Under Reconstruction

Hope isn't an emotion, but a daily choice.

Timothy R. Baldwin

teacher and writer


Sharing My Love of Symbols

The Lace In My Head Mirrors the Cosmic Mind

The cosmos is also within us. We are made of star dust. We are a way that the cosmos can know itself. Carl Sagan

Disarmed by Love

A force like no other. To be known and loved.

Live the Essentials

Mishaps and adventures of Deacon Jonas Verdeflor, an Oblates of the Virgin Mary

Post it Notes from my Idiot Boss

delivered directly to my computer monitor on an all too regular basis...

Envisioning The American Dream

A visual remix of the American Dream as pictured in Mid Century Media

Before the Downbeat

Thoughts on music, creativity, imagination, and exploring the space between the notes.