Being turned away at another church taught me the value of the sacrament of reconciliation in my own.
Even though Mark, Peter and Paul were direct followers of Jesus Christ, they had issues. The light of Christ still shone though.
The heavy stone of guilt was lifted. This was not magic, but mystery.
Being forgiven – and forgiving others – is at the core of our faith.
St. John faints away at the words of Christ announcing his coming betrayal. The space in DaVinci’s painting helps me consider the ways I am separated from Christ.
In Christ’s kingdom true power is found in humility and service, not ostentatious shows of strength and prestige.
The powerful witness of St. Simon and St. Jude inspired a window at Chartres Cathedral – and inspires us today.
First I wondered, am I doing the right thing in challenging the myth of America with them at such a young age? Then I decided: if black kids have to face the unfair realities of the world, then so do mine.
Embody the love of God to my children? There are moments when I’m just trying to find the nearest hole into which I can crawl and hide.
Once upon a time, in a vocational incarnation from four jobs ago, I spent thirty minutes, four days a week, leading chapel services for a church-based […]