When I was a child growing up in Philadelphia, I respected a man who lived across the street from me named Mr. Weaver.
Saint Bartholomew and Brokenness
Nothing, really, is known about Bartholomew, who is mentioned in the list of disciples in the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke). While John does […]
Who empties the trash? Who is Saint Bartholomew?
We were standing in front of an overflowing trash can in the neighborhood “fast-food chicken” franchise. It took me a moment to register my son asking me the question. I’d been daydreaming and lost in thought.
St. Bartholomew invites me to immerse myself in a book – and in the Good Book.
Saint Bartholomew is the patron saint of bookbinders and is often depicted holding the Gospel book.
Faith at Home: Planning Ahead for August
A new feature helps readers plan ahead to practice faith at home each month.
Celebrating St. Bartholomew, Apostle
Each of us has a “fig tree” moment wherein the trajectory of our lives is altogether different because Christ notices us.
Preparing to Celebrate St. Bartholomew
St. Bartholomew reminds us that when we support our children’s participation in church youth programs, they will be transformed by their connection to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.