Peace in Pain

You know how Paul wrote, “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body; that is, the Church (Colossians 1:24).”? And you know how the Catechism says, “By … Continue readingPeace in Pain

Code of Conduct

Our second son joined the Alaska Air National Guard and flew away to Texas for basic training last month. Before he left, he presented me with a pile of papers covering everything from how to get in touch with the Red Cross should an emergency … Continue readingCode of Conduct

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Mercy in Our Stories

The word mercy has been falling into my lap a lot lately. One of the books I read during Lent was Pope Francis’ The Name of God is Mercy, from which I was reminded of our Lord’s great love that leads to precious mercy. Several … Continue readingMercy in Our Stories