Fr. John Henry Hanson

Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem., is a Norbertine priest of St Michael’s Abbey in Silverado, California. He regularly contributes to the St Josemaria Institute website and periodically to the New Liturgical Movement. His most recent book is Scatter My Darkness: Turning Night to Day with the Gospel (Scepter Publishers, 2021).


Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

Looking for Trouble? “Do not let your hearts be troubled” (Jn 14:1). What do you have to do to let your heart be troubled? Nothing. Just do nothing and your heart will gravitate downward toward trouble—not upward to joy, but to trouble: the next obstacle, trial, or conflict. The Lord wants us to work against…