I never used to think about Lent until Ash Wednesday and the ritual of receiving ashes. My earliest recollection of Lent is that I wanted it to be over.
A thread stitches almost all these posts together. Change! They all focused on something that called for a change. We are all on a journey of change together.
Sometimes it seems that everybody wants to change our way of thinking.
It is only in my later years that I have realized how he has influenced the Church of today!
According to a report of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), 2,500 million tons of food are thrown into the garbage.
Oprah Winfrey got me thinking with two questions.
You all know what a scrapbook is. It is not about throwing away scraps. It is about keeping memories alive.
It is obvious that we are not living in the same church as we were some 50 years ago. How obvious depends on whether you are 60, 40, or 20,
When St. Paul asks us to “put on the mind of Christ” he has much more in mind than mouthing Jesus’ words.
The tribal wisdom of the American Indians says that when you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.
This reflection started out as a reflection on Catechetical Sunday but wandered off into a reflection on the mind of Christ. I finally came full circle and thought of catechesis as helping someone put on the mind of Christ.
Pope Francis calls us to “build a better kind of politics”. The USCCB suggest almost a “12 step program” for building community as envisaged when we truly commit to what we pray for in the “Our Father.”