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Lectio Divina: Grow Closer to God This Advent Through Divine Reading

Catholics get a bad rap when it comes to reading and knowing their Bible. It’s a shame, really, because not only is nearly every lineRead more »

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Although what we eat plays an important part in nourishing our body, where we eat and with whom we eat nourishes our soul.  ThisRead more »

In Defence of the Man with One Talent

I have always felt a certain affinity for the Man with One Talent. I am fortunate to have been blessed with decent brains and a gift forRead more »

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Cultivating a Healthy Dependence on Food and God

Food for the soul is a journey that begins from the inside out. A journey where God speaks the language of our heart.  The place where ourRead more »

God’s Final Act of Mercy: A Reminder to Remember the Faithful Departed This November

Only when I came back to the Church a few years ago did I hear the phrase, “Eternal Rest grant unto them, O Lord; and, may Your PerpetualRead more »

Catholic Brain: Learn It. Know It. Live It.

I was recently asked if I would like to review the website Catholic Brain. Intrigued by the name, and even more intrigued by the siteRead more »

Swimsuits and Son Bathing

Well, it’s here again. That wonderful season where bathing beauties fill the covers of our favorite magazines announcing the latest andRead more »

The Ten Invitations

Thou Shalt NOT… As a youth minister, I can tell you that nothing is quite as tough as teaching the Ten Commandments.  ARead more »

Keeping Your Kids Engaged Throughout Lent

Can you believe that we are having a conversation about Lent already? Weren’t we just swaddling the infant Jesus and celebrating His birth?Read more »

Scripture and the Beauty of Understanding

I think we can get into dangerous waters very quickly when we try to interpret things on our own. It’s like misunderstanding song lyrics.Read more »

Guarding our Hearts and Minds: We Become What We Think About

Since the time my children were little I have always told them that they will become the people they surround themselves with. This meansRead more »

Lectio Divina: Palm Sunday (Year A)

One of the aspects of lectio divina that I like is the chance to spend some time with God on a short bit of Scripture. God can speak to usRead more »

Lectio Divina: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

This coming Sunday’s Gospel reading is a familiar story. One of the things I most like about lectio divina is the chance to read and prayRead more »

Lectio Divina: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

Lectio divina is a beautiful way of encountering Jesus in Scripture and is an ancient tradition of the Church. To learn more about it,Read more »

Lectio Divina: Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

If you are already familiar with the practice of lectio divina you already know that it is a prayerful reading of Scripture and is anRead more »

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