In June, Fr. Schemel reflects on the joys of summer, vacations and the perspective they bring.
Fr. Schemel speaks to the changes and new freedoms present in May. He discusses what freedom actually looks like in action, rather than a simplistic concept.
Fr Schemel discusses new life in spring and the distractions of the internet.
Father Schemel muses on the change and unpredictability inevitable in March, and recommends embracing this opportunity for change.
Fr. Schemel muses on the origin of St. Valentine’s Day and the nature of romantic relationships.
In January, Fr. Schemel muses on resolutions and change in the new year.
This month, Fr. Schemel muses on the essential message and spirit of the holiday season.
Fr. Schemel ponders gratitude in this season of so many family and cultural celebrations.
During this harvest month, Fr. Schemel recommends taking stock of what you have sown in your personal relationships and in your heart.
With the return to the fall semester, Fr. Schemel reflects on how learning should be a lifetime venture, not solely undertaken in the classroom.
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J. muses on the Horace quote, “Carpe Diem” and the transitions that take place in the month of August. Featured Image by Darcy Moore on Flickr Creative […]
Fr. Schemel, S.J. muses on being grateful and humble in our celebrations during the month of July. You can always visit his blog to dig a little deeper. Featured image by Tedeytan on Flickr Creative […]
June is busting out all over. It’s a happy time. No more pencils, no more books. No more teacher’s dirty looks. It’s a time of freedom. The gateway to summer […]
May is the month for remembering. We start with May Day dancing and weaving around a May Pole, then the Derby and Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and, finally, Memorial […]
Yesterday was Easter and today is April Fool’s Day. This is the day, when some King, long ago, allowed his jester to take over and rule for the day and, […]
March has always seemed to me to be an unpredictable month. It’s at the end of the winter tunnel with spring in sight. But it never quite lives up to […]
When I begin musing about February, birthdays, Lincoln’s, Washington’s, Black History Month, St. Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, all rolled around in my imagination. I realized what a festive month February […]
The blue planet, in spite of dire predictions and the Mayan calendar, has once again spun aground the sun and given us a new year. If we lived on Pluto […]