24 07, 2017

Are you humble?

By | 2017-07-24T10:43:13+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

In the Gospel reading for the 22nd Sunday in ordinary time, Jesus is invited to a banquet at a Pharisee's house, and there He observes people vying for the most prominent places at table (Lk 14:1, 7-14). In that time and culture, honor and shame were very important, so one's place at table was a [...]

14 11, 2016

One Thing Remains by Passion

By | 2016-11-14T09:38:05+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Blogs, Ears of Faith|0 Comments

One Thing Remains by Passion We’ve often heard that the only guarantees in life are death and taxes.  I submit that there is one more guarantee: constant change.  It seems we cannot go more than a few hours without something going differently than we had planned, whether better or worse.  Perhaps this is why learning [...]

7 11, 2016

Just Enough

By | 2016-11-07T09:19:51+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blogs, Thrift Store Saints|0 Comments

Just Enough This week’s chapter centers on the Christmas season.  The thrift store workers are compiling bags of toys and food vouchers to give to needy clients.  The last bag gets given to a poor family with a child in the hospital and they are very grateful.  The store gives out more financial assistance than [...]