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What makes Catholic marriages different?

I wonder how many people in Catholic marriages are aware of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, Feb. 12). It would be interesting to know how many parishes have planned anything to celebrate this week. But the most interesting question...

Longing for Belonging … Parish Possibilities

For the month of February 2023, Pope Francis asks people to join with him to pray that parishes be more open communities.

That got me thinking about our longing for belonging and the possibilities of parishes.

A Surprise Gift From Pope Francis

Much to my surprise, Pope Francis seemed to comment on yesterday’s Mindwalk.

Of course, I know he never read it … but his reflection today certainly fit!

See if you agree with his comments on “Blessed are the poor in Spirit.”

What makes Catholic marriages different?

What makes Catholic marriages different?

I wonder how many people in Catholic marriages are aware of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, Feb. 12). It would be interesting to know how many parishes have planned anything to celebrate this week. But the most interesting question...

A Surprise Gift From Pope Francis

A Surprise Gift From Pope Francis

Much to my surprise, Pope Francis seemed to comment on yesterday’s Mindwalk.

Of course, I know he never read it … but his reflection today certainly fit!

See if you agree with his comments on “Blessed are the poor in Spirit.”

God’s Record as a Recruiter

God’s Record as a Recruiter

The Jerusalem headhunters would not have been very interested in Jesus’ leadership team. They liked the way rabbis were picked from among the most promising in their schools.
Yet his choices were key in spreading his message.

Ever Forget an Important Anniversary?

Ever Forget an Important Anniversary?

If I were to ask you today, “which of you knows the exact date of your baptism?” I do not think there would be too many hands raised….

Yet, it is the day on which we were saved, it is the day on which we became children of God.

Magi School for Seekers – Open Enrollment

Anyone seeking health insurance or entrance into a school knows the term “open enrollment”. Triggered by a Pope Francis’ homily on the feast of the Epiphany, I played with the idea of the Magi returning home and offering free instruction to anyone wanting to make the journey of a lifetime.