Faith

Sunday Gospel Reflection: Christ the King

Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never really stopped and thought about what this solemnity means. In today’s gospel reading (Matthew 25: 31-46) Jesus talks to His disciples about those who will inherit His kingdom. Jesus says, “I was hungry and you gave me food, ill and… Continue reading Sunday Gospel Reflection: Christ the King

Faith

Sunday Gospel Reflection

In today’s gospel (Matthew 25: 14-30) Jesus tells the parable of the man who is going on a journey and leaves his treasure with his servants. With one he leaves 5 “talents” and with another 2 and with the last he leaves 1. Two of the servants go out into the world and use their… Continue reading Sunday Gospel Reflection

Faith, Motherhood

Saint Maximilian Kolbe: How to Take One, Tiny Step Toward Sainthood

What do you know about Kolbe? If you're like me, the answer is not very much. I mean, I knew that Kolbe was the guy that volunteered to die at Auschwitz in place of another prisoner, but not much beyond that. I listened to an interview with one of Kolbe's fellow prisoners recently. This prisoner and… Continue reading Saint Maximilian Kolbe: How to Take One, Tiny Step Toward Sainthood

One EASY step to take everyday in order to grow in humility. Entire article available at www.dianadivulges.com (an HONEST catholic blog)
Books, Faith

One Easy Way to Grow in Humility: Why You Should Stop Apologizing

In mass one day, as I was praying about something completely unrelated, an idea popped into my head: I needed to write about the humility-- the gift-- of being disliked. I was stumped! What do you mean, Holy Spirit? How could being disliked be a gift? I didn't know. The opinions of others have always preoccupied… Continue reading One Easy Way to Grow in Humility: Why You Should Stop Apologizing

Books, Faith

From Atheist to Catholic: My Conversion

I grew up "Catholic." Catholic is in quotes because I'm not sure that the Church would agree that what I was doing (or, more accurately, what I was not doing) was Catholic at all. I received the sacraments and went to mass only because I attended a Catholic school where those things were part of our curriculum. I… Continue reading From Atheist to Catholic: My Conversion