There are many ways for your family to practice acts of kindness (much like Saint Francis did!) to animals, even if you don’t have pets in your home.
Caffeine up, Buttercup. Maycember is here. What’s your battle plan?
Initially, Romero played the role to the liking of the conservative church and the wealthy and influential in El Salvador.
One of the first Grow Christians’ post I remember reading is Making Room in the Basket for the Easter Story by Regina Walton.
Recently, a parishioner described to me her experience of a funeral at another church. “They kept talking about the person’s ‘transition,’” she said. “It took me a while to figure out that they were using that word as a euphemism for death.”
This summer, I have learned a lot about how to hold contrasting feelings: joy and sadness, excitement and anxiety, even fear and courage.
Jesus tells us to have the faith of a child, but I wonder if there is also something to having the summer of a child.
This year, Saint Julian’s feast day coincides with Mother’s Day.
In this season of Easter, I have been wondering just when and how Jesus might reveal himself to our oldest son, or all our sons for that matter.
What do we do when we, as a congregation, as a community, as a world, are truly exhausted and need the rest Jesus promises? Is that space still in the sanctuary? Or are we meant to seek peace away from our community as we heal?