No great love than this

Yesterday I wrote an entry about St. Maximilian Kolbe who gave up his life so another might live. Yesterday, another priest gave up his life for a stranger. #JamesMartin, editor of America Magazine, likened Father Giuseppe Berardelli to the beloved saint and called him a "martyr for charity." One who gives up one's life for … Continue reading No great love than this

Most High and Glorious God…

Here is the first part of my mini-retreat talk at Nellis Air Force Base a couple of weeks ago. The first two installments were posted yesterday and the day before so you can go back and read them if you didn't check in earlier this week! I began with a prayer attributed to St. Francis … Continue reading Most High and Glorious God…

Lift Up Your Eyes

Yesterday was a very enlightening day for me. I started off by attending an inspiring, energizing talk by a a wonderful sister in Christ. She talked about anxiety, depression, and lots of other behavioral health issues that her family has experienced over the years. It was compelling, certainly, to listen to, and then uplifting to … Continue reading Lift Up Your Eyes

“Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”*

Did you watch Sunday's Super Bowl half-time show? I'll bet if you didn't see it live you watched at least a portion of it later on YouTube or some other social media site because LOTS of people were talking about it immediately afterwards and on Monday morning it was hard to ignore. I was dismayed … Continue reading “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”*

With a little help from our friends (reblog)

Here's the link to a re-blog from 2017. It's the same account but from the Gospel of Mark instead of Luke (the synoptic Gospels - Matthew, Mark, & Luke - often have versions of similar stories). I was reminded of my thoughts on the paralyzed man being lowered down through the ceiling today while at … Continue reading With a little help from our friends (reblog)