Ears of Faith
A weekly blog featuring songs both religious and secular. Each post includes an mp3 file for your listening pleasure and a reflection about how the voice of God can be heard in the song.
In this heartfelt song, Alan Jackson memorializes 9-11-01 with the theme of not taking anything for granted. He cites a scripture verse from 1 Corinthians as a simple but powerful reminder that love [...]
Thrift Store Saints
A weekly blog featuring chapter summaries from the book Thrift Store Saints by Jane Knuth and corresponding reflections.
A weekly blog featuring parenting tid-bits written by and for Catholic parents.
In the past few years I have been very fortunate to be able to travel to a number of developing countries: the Dominican Republic, Chile, Bolivia, and Guatemala. Based on my experiences in these places, [...]
My personal journey as a former seminarian and my time with the vocations ministry of the Des Moines Diocese have brought me into encounters with many parents of young men and women discerning God’s call [...]
This summer I’m continuing my ‘Year of Intentionality.’ The thread that has been woven through my conversations this year at home, work, and ministry is that to grow in our faith we must be intentional. [...]