Florence, Falls and Feeding the Hungry

  September is the month of recounting some big disasters.  The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and hurricanes past have been on my heart lately, and seem to evoke the same sense of looming that we have been experiencing in news reports of the Catholic Church.  I have ready many related articles and posts … Continue reading Florence, Falls and Feeding the Hungry

Mediocre Matinee

Quiet, somber, and thoughtful.  That's how we all walked out of the movie "The Passion of The Christ".  It was one of those movies that people still talk about, because it moves your spirit, changes your heart, and sticks in your mind. People are still talking about the way that movie changed their lives. There are … Continue reading Mediocre Matinee

Morning Prayer

When I lived in Ohio, I would take my long weekend retreat to Michigan, where we would often have Fr Gomez lead us through the spiritual exercise of St Ignatius of Loyola.  He always had a few good ways of saying something important, and one of them I always quote is this: "How's your prayer? … Continue reading Morning Prayer