I approach the Blessing of the Animals as an opportunity to share the reality that we are stewards of creation.
Trading Snake Driving for Cat Herding
You might notice that people around you are in clashing shades of green, pinching priests who forgot a green accessory, because they are all so […]
Saint Francis’ Reminder
Anyone who visits our house might guess at why we love Saint Francis of Assisi, known for his love of animals.
Learning Pastoral Care from the Animal Kingdom
Before seminary, my priest would often send me off to do children’s chapel. She made working with kids a requirement of my internship even though […]
God’s love is for sharing – with one another and small creatures too.
God always gives us enough love, enough index cards, enough milk, enough snuggles, and compassion to share.
God grows me as I tend my place in Creation.
I can hardly believe we have just six weeks left of actual summer on the calendar.
Loving Creatures Great and Small for St. Francis Day
Caring for animals helps kids know they can improve the lives of creatures smaller and more vulnerable than they are.