"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)


What’s Growing in Your Garden?

July 11, 2014 • Weekly Reflection

As I was weeding the garden this morning, I found myself mulling over one of the great mysteries of my childhood. Why do we pull up beautiful plants just because they are ‘weeds’? Aren’t bunches of dandelions – a child’s delight – a loving gift that is treasured by Moms throughout the world? So why… Read More ›

Words of Truth »

Eagerly Have I Desired To Share This Meal With You: Understanding the Holy Mass- Lesson 3


The most important thing we do in the life of prayer and worship as Catholics is to celebrate the Eucharist. In the last 50 years, an alarming decline in the percentage of Mass attendance has plagued North America. Could it be that we have grown to ignore or count as irrelevant the single most powerful… Read More ›

In the Footsteps of Jesus »

Jerusalem: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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After winding our way through the narrow streets of the Old City, we were excited to finally catch our first glimpse of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. I’m not really sure what I expected, but it was different nonetheless. From the outside, the church is rather plain and unadorned; some might even describe it… Read More ›

Straight From the Pew »

The 12 Step Program for Spiritual Slugs


When most people think of summer, it conjures up images of long, lazy days lounging in the sun, no alarms, schedules, or agendas, and basically not doing much of anything. Where I live, summer is glorious, but also incredibly short – too short for a lot of lounging around, in my opinion. I tend to… Read More ›


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