There's a very cool concept that the Catholic Church likes, though too many Catholics don't know much about it. Many have probably never heard the word. It's subsidiarity. To simplify, it means that everything meaningful should happen at the most basic level whenever possible. We Are Family... So, the foundation of our society, in this … Continue reading Heaven is like…pizza!
What I do is the former. But I so want to do the latter! I have been studying and researching, in addition to the much more important praying about, and expecting the big day will come, when I get to do that. I am involved in all sorts of little projects that allow me a … Continue reading Encouraging vs. Evangelizing
I was watching Trolls, the TV series, with my 5 year old granddaughter yesterday afternoon. She loves her some trolls! And, I have to admit, I was kind of getting into the characters and the plots myself. Of course, much of my joy was inextricably wrapped up in my little grandgirl's enjoyment of the shows. … Continue reading Thoughts while watching TV with my granddaughter
https://youtu.be/BY6VAy9y_iQ There was a bit of controversy recently at the Met Museum's Gala. The Met Gala is an annual fundraising event for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in NYC. The Met has a months long (till October) exhibit of Catholic accoutrements, as well as fashion items inspired by Church religious … Continue reading “Jesus, Friend of Sinners”
In the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 17, St. Paul gives a rousing set of remarks to the people of Athens. It's filled with good things, but my favorite sentence (and not just in this Book, but anywhere) is "For in him we live and move and have our being." St. Paul did have a … Continue reading Preach It, Paul!
I'm typing this at the Phoenix airport as I wait for my flight back home. The MCCW Forum is over and it was amazing. Our speakers were inspiring and incredibly encouraging and funny, which was a nice surprise. The theme was Mission Discipleship and I wish we'd recorded all the general sessions so everyone who … Continue reading Endings and new beginnings…
At the beginning of this blog, I mentioned that we are on a mission...