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Do You Have the Time?

Time..don’t run out on me. It’s a phrase that I’ve mentioned often in ministry as being an element that is essential to the development of...
Discernment, politics

Government Held Hostage

Art imitates life today with this scene from the West Wing. Pope Francis has been calling us to mercy and it seems there are far...
Discernment, vocation, Work, young adult ministry

For All That I Am, Lord

Written at the Collegeville Institute as our prayer to describe where the spirit is moving in our communities with regards to their own vocation: Thank...
Campus Ministry, Discernment, vocation, Work, young adult ministry

To Find the Sunrise Amidst the Rain

So I just spent two glorious days at the Collegeville Institute in Minnesota, which is one of my all time favorite places. Whether the lovely...
Catholics and World Events, death, Discernment, prayer, social justice, violence
Campus Ministry, Catholics and World Events, Discernment, environment, inspiration, Sandy, social justice, young adult ministry

Sandy in Long Island

I just returned from Long Island where 8 of us from St Joe’s took some time to help people effected by Superstorm Sandy. We were...
Discernment, inspiration

Are You on Rich Soil?

St. Ignatius reminds us to never make decisions when we are in desolation. Today’s Gospel reminds us of that in the parable of the sower...
Discernment, Loving Work, My Book, Work
Clergy and Laity, Discernment
Catholics and World Events, Clergy and Laity, Discernment, inspiration, Interfaith, Mass Experiences, young adult ministry

Are You Welcomed at Your Church?

The good folks at the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston put this together and it expresses the idea of welcome so well. Is your parish like this?...