Megan Brooks

Abide in My Love

“As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Abide in my love” (John 15:9) Happy New Year! As I write this blog, the Jesuit Spiritual Center’s youth ministry team just completed our first full week of ministry in 2018. Editing the one second videos I recorded the last

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Shannon Grosheim

Preparing the Way of the Lord

St. John the Baptist prepared the way of the Lord, as we are all reminded to do during this Advent season. John was the voice crying out in the desert. A man who lived and breathed the mission he was given by God. In the Gospel of Mark, he is described

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Jose Paris

The Way of Freedom Not the Choice of It

In honor of Julie Murray whose quoted words inspired the work below. Spoken in no greatness of oration, The words moved with such gravity That I am pressed between the sublime And the awe inspiring.

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Joe Neidhard

In Which I Learn to Like New Music

A happy Thanksgiving to everyone reading this! As I write this post, the Youth Ministry staff has just completed our busiest two-week stretch of the fall semester. Over the last fortnight we have led five different retreats for five different schools. Three of those required students to stay at JSC

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Megan Brooks

The Silence of the Heart

As I reflect on all the ways I have grown during the past two months, I can see how God is using both the challenges and joys of youth ministry to shape me into the person I am becoming. In this new season of my life, I want to learn

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Shannon Grosheim

God, Our Unconventional Creator

As I was walking around the Jesuit Spiritual Center the other day, I took notice of the trees on the property in a more profound way. I always loved the trees the Good Lord fastened here. We have wide, tall trees with deep, healthy roots. It is truly a marvel

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