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Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life

Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life. The Pope underlined the aims of the Year of Consecrated Life, namely to look to the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion and to embrace the future with hope.

Sisterhood: Tears and Fears – A LifeTime Reality Show

The International Business Times reports… “Women from Catholic religious orders watched Lifetime’s new reality TV series “The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns” intently Tuesday night. Some held premiere parties while others blogged and tweeted their reactions

Prayer, Peace, a place for the Poor – Advent letter

Prayer, Peace, a place for the Poor – Advent letter of the Superior General

A Gratitude Retreat from Busted Halo

Thanksgiving is a perfect time to exercise our gratitude muscles. BusterdHalo offers a way for us to join together to take stock of our many blessings and give thanks. A Gratitude Retreat. Let’s not take gratitude for granted.

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace – Peace does not come from wiping out enemies, it comes from destroying all hatred with prayer, dialogue and friendship, including in the church and within the Roman Curia, said Father Raniero Cantalamessa the preacher of the papal household.

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.

Children in church

Children in church

Something that deserves wider circulation about children in church… “A parishioner gave me the following intro from parish they had visited. It is called “Celebrating Children at our Parish”

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