Each month, you’ll find this column in Today’s Catholic newspaper. You’ll also find each month’s contribution here after publication, to share with your friends. Enjoy!
When you think about powerful women, who first comes to your mind? A CEO? A queen? A ruler? A military leader? National Geographic magazine’s December 2015 issue calls Mary, Mother of God, “The Most Powerful Woman in the World”, with an image of Mary on the front cover. Imagine that: Mary, the Mother of God, on the front […]
As Catholics, we know that death is not the end. We may even be so bold as to say that it is just the beginning. Every November, we remember those who have achieved what we hope and are hopefully working toward… eternity with God! On Nov. 1, we celebrate All Saints Day and, “We remember […]
In our spare time, are we pursuing what God calls us to do? After work, taking care of family and friends, our homes, etc., we feel we earned a moment to ourselves. So, we plop down on the couch, pick up a book or magazine or the remote to the television, with a sigh, just […]
Fear. Today, there is much fear about our country and our world. I was born after 1980, and serve teens in my parish; thus, I’m on the receiving end of much worry. I often hear parishioners and parents ask the million dollar question, “How can we help change the trajectory of future generations?” Allow me […]
The importance of fatherhood cannot be overstated. Fatherhood is not only about providing for the material needs of a family, it’s also about providing the emotional, physical and spiritual stability that is necessary for the family to be the domestic church, which is God’s plan for our marriages. When we began our lives together as […]