The Samaritan woman, whom the orthodox church names Saint Photini, carries a burden of shame along with her water jar as she walks the through heat and dust.
From Go Karts to Food Banks: Staying Connected over the Summer Months
Summer in youth ministry is filled with opportunities that arise with the relaxation of schedules and routines.
Building Empathy, Abundance, and Relationship this Eastertide
As part of the One Thousand Days of Love campaign, Episcopal Relief & Development is offering a simple way for churches and parents to think beyond candy and stickers by adding some empathy and gratitude to this year’s Easter egg hunts.
The Parable of the Good Parent
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation, the moment when God sends an angel to a young, unknown, unimportant Jewish woman to announce that she will bear the Savior.
Why the Conversion of Saint Paul Gives Us Hope for Our Most Passionate and Energetic Children
Thecla’s Story of Agency
Those of us reading this blog, in general, have freedom that would have been unimaginable to Thecla. But what does our faith tell us about our freedom?
Why the World Needs Both Mary and Martha
Like many stories from scripture, my understanding of and ability to relate to Mary and Martha evolves over time, changing with the course of my life and what roles I’m filling.
Preach the truth as if you had a million voices
In a short life of 33 years, Saint Catherine of Siena never seems to have wasted a moment.
On the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels, We Need These Messengers of Hope
When angels appear to people in scripture the first thing they say is, “Do not be afraid!” And that’s what I need to hear today, on the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels.
Monnica: The Saint of Extreme Parenting
You are in a season of extreme parenting. I know it’s exhausting.I see you.