Transfigured lives of Jesuit Volunteers

The gospel for the second Sunday of Lent recalls once again the story of the transfiguration of Jesus Christ. We hear again how Jesus, with Peter, James, and John, ascends Mt. Tabor. There, the Lord is transfigured, his face shining like the sun, and clothes tuning as white as light. While this is being manifested, …

Forty days, forty years

It was forty days ago this week when terrible news arrived at our inboxes—arriving by personal messages, email, and text: Genifer “Gen” Buckly, Jesuit Volunteer assigned in Pangantucan Community High School in Bukidnon, had been killed by an unknown assailant in the house she shared with her partner Kathleen Gatdula. That news struck me directly …