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Jack Bentz, S.J., lives in the Bronx and works with the Jesuit Conference.

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Jack Bentz, S.J.
This is not the year—or the Christmas—we wanted. But God is still with us, and we can still reach out to our neighbors.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Did the old “normal” way of doing things exhaust all possibilities for communal celebration? Is that what we want to return to, even if doing so were possible?
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Yes, your life is focused on God but centered by the people God gives you to serve.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Christmas is the chance to welcome the stranger; to be the good innkeeper and not the bad one.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Instead of skipping Mass, try these resources as a complement (not a substitute) to the homily.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Jesus would have definitely taken his paid days of vacation—all of them.
Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
The Catholic student center at Boise State is not all things to all students. Rather, we are one thing to all students.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
The choice is yours: Will you be a church consumer or an investor in your parish?
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
Francis showed us how to risk simply embracing the hurting world. No explaining, just loving.
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Jack Bentz, S.J.
I was raised Catholic. I know the strategy. The first-class seats are at the end of the pew.