The challenge and encouragement was for all of us to value and read our Bibles more vigorously—even as we prepared to listen to its word as a Church.
The beginning of a new decade seems to offer wider possibility and a new hope to me. For whatever reason, the number 2020 seems positive!
I amused myself with the thought that the “Christmas cards” of Mary and Joseph might look like the traditional religious cards that we sometimes use.
Sometimes you see something that captures your imagination and dominates your thinking for a while. That happened to me recently.
We need to be grateful for all the blessings that we receive and to express that awareness aloud in words and through deeds.
Serving at a Catholic and Vincentian University offers me many opportunities to affirm and support our young sisters and brothers. Let us lift up our young, our future.
For someone who suffered as much as Paul, one must notice with what peace he looks toward the future.
Understand Jonah! He complains that the Lord is too merciful!
Listen carefully (again) to the first line of the parable: “A man had two sons.” Until the account of both sons receives a hearing, the telling cannot be completed or properly understood.
I find a very Vincentian spirit in Labor Day. From the beginning, Louise and Vincent were serious about being hard workers themselves and promoting the ability to work among the poor whom they served.