In Saul I recognize the passionate energy of my own boys and many other children I’ve worked with over the years.
Jesus builds his church on the confession of a man with a sketchy record when it comes to firm faith.
Talking with unchurched grandchildren about matters of faith involves a dance whose steps I’m still learning.
Do you have a dream you’re working on? Miriam reflects on her life’s dream, and what it feels like to achieve a goal with the help of faith and family.
“Do you really believe Jesus is the Son of God?” the teen asked. “I do,” I said, “and I don’t need anyone else to agree with me.”
This end-of-year sprint is familiar territory for all of us. And still, every year it rolls around and surprises us.
Saint Bartholomew is the patron saint of bookbinders and is often depicted holding the Gospel book.
My daughter is learning to trust her sense of herself and her vocation. So am I.
I may not be a parent, but I sure am praying for you who are – especially as you have hard talks with teens.
No parent, not matter how old your child is, wants to watch his or her child to be hurt. We need to find ways to rebuild our children so that they want to continue to pursue their goals. This time, we did this by praying for those who wish us to fail.