Resources on Robert P. Imbelli

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Speaking of Discernment Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/speaking-discernment Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Discernment , Relativism , Secularism , Truth Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on a homily from Pope Francis, in which Francis prays, "Lord give me the discernment to recognize the subtle conspiracies of worldliness that lead us to negotiate our values and our faith." Not Every "Gospel" is Good News Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/not-every-gospel-good-news Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Gospel , Power , The gospel Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli writes that the “Gospel” of Judas is devoid of Good News and is only lauded by expressive individualists, whereas the canonical Gospels are described as the “Power of God” (1 Cor. 1:23-25). Spe salvi (2) Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/spe-salvi-2 Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Religion , Christ , Christian , Pope Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli offers quotes from Pope Benedict XVI that highlight commonalities with other Christian leaders and acknowledges commonalities as well as distinctions with representative of other religions. Persecution from Without and Within Sermon (Complete) by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/persecution-without-and-within Sermon (Complete) by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Suffering , Persecution , Pope , Catholic Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli quotes a sermon from Pope Francis that provides examples of Christians who have faced persecution from unbelievers, but also adds an example of a Christian who faced opposition from within the Catholic church. Beauty in the Word and the Image Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/beauty-word-and-image Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Death , Art , Mary , Crucifixion Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli presents an image of Masaccio's fresco depicting Jesus on the cross with Mary, the mother of Jesus, and John, the apostle, with commentary from Timothy Verdon. Transfiguration Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/transfiguration Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Transfiguration , Lent , Creation , Light Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on the Transfiguration suggesting that only in the light of Christ can we discern real significance and meaning. Advent Awakening Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/advent-awakening Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Advent , Time , Jesuit Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli shares a quote describing Advent as a "shocked awakening" from Alfred Delp, a Jesuit priest that was executed by the Nazis. Suffering Absence in Hope of Presence Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/suffering-absence-hope-presence Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Faith , Hope , Suffering , God's Presence Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli shares a reflection by John O’Callaghan on Mother Theresa’s faith, sense of abandonment and union with God. Even while feeling God was absent, she held to the promise of God’s presence. A Mother's Anguish Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/mothers-anguish Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Mother , Mental health , Children , Peace Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli shares the story of a mother whose nine-year-old son is mentally ill; she says she is doing her best and asks not to be criticized for having her son on psychiatric drugs. The Law of Christ Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/law-christ Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Love , Love your neighbor , God's Love , Jesus Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli's article presents two quotes by the twelfth century Cistercian abbot, Isaac of Stella. The first quote urges us to imitate Christ by loving each other. The second quote discusses the importance of love. On the Third Day of Christmas Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/third-day-christmas Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Christmas , Music , Secularism , Renewal Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" and the way Bach parodied and recapitulated his secular music for use in his sacred compositions. Perinde ac Cadaver Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/perinde-ac-cadaver Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Jesuit , St. Ignatius of Loyola , Discipline , Obedience Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on the words of St. Ignatius that faithful obedience calls for moments of passivity when we are perinde ac cadaver--like a lifeless body. A Tradition-Bound Religious Dialogue Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/dialogue-and-proclamation-iii Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Ecumenism , Evangelism , interfaith dialogue , Catholic Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on the boundaries of dialogue between Christians and adherents of other religions. Christians can only recognize the "seeds of the Word" in other religions through the illumination of Christ and the Church. Joseph: Guardian and Protector Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/joseph-guardian-and-protector Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Feast , Joseph , Peter , Pope Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on how the inauguration of Pope Francis occurred on the Feast of Saint Joseph and shares some of Pope Francis's words from that day emphasizing Joseph as a protector of the church. She Became A Theologian Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/she-became-theologian Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Theology , Saints Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli offers some quotes from Aelred Squire about Gertrude of Helfta, a thirteenth century saint who had an encounter that turned her from a grammarian into a theologian. Bonaventure, Thomas, and Benedict Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/bonaventure-thomas-and-benedict Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Grace , Prayer , St. Bonaventure , Prayerfulness Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli shares his experience of communal Morning and Evening Prayer; how in remembering St. Bonaventure, it seemed fitting to begin Morning Prayer with a gesture both fraternal and ecumenical by singing "O Salutaris Hostia."... Who Will Rescue Me? Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/who-will-rescue-me Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Temptation , Sin Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli offers two quotes from Augustine and Tiger Woods about temptation. Last Breath ... and First Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/last-breath-and-first Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Love , The Love of Christ , Spirit of Love , Trinity Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli offers a quote from Anthony Kelly about the Holy Spirit and love, using John19:30 and 20:22. "And They Named Him, Jesus" Article by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/and-they-named-him-jesus Article by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: Jesuit , Name Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli reflects on Luke 2:21 by sharing the Christ-centered meaning of the mother church of the Jesuits and quotes a line from one of Bach's cantatas. Heart Speaks to Heart Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/heart-speaks-heart-1 Book Quote by Robert P. Imbelli Topics: The Love of Christ , Pope , Religious Life , Priesthood Source: Commonweal Robert P. Imbelli offers a quote from Pope Francis who encouraged contemplation and reliance on Christ's love to seminarians discerning a call to religious life.

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