Easter 2021

Surrender

In his third reflection, Ashley Evans SJ proposes that the journey of transformation experienced by the first disciples is similar to the journey of recovery experienced by. many people who follow a 12-step journey of recovery from addiction.

He refers to four scriptural models of surrender:

Powerlessness

Ashley Evans SJ shares a reflection on how spiritual transformation begins with a recognition of personal powerlessness both in the case of the early disciples of Jesus of Nazareth and in the case of those following a 12-step recovery program from addiction. Scripture provides a foundation for this first step.

Thomas the Twin

Mike Drennan SJ shows, through consideration of the apostle, Thomas, how tombs and locked doors can be seen as a indicating dead life contained or new life emerging.

Thomas the Twin is referred to in