If you held a minute of silence for each of the 2 million killed in the Cambodian Genocide (also known as the Killing Fields) you would be silent for nearly 4 years. Continue reading
I come from an award winning baking family, so when I first came across the BAKER acronym it definitely caught my attention. After reading more about it I decided to commit to the night time BAKER ritual and it has made all the difference in the world.
I’m not talking about making flakier pie crusts; I’m talking about my daily attempts to not be such a flake…in other words, to be a better Christian. Continue reading
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, when the Magi arrive to pay homage to baby Jesus. Matthew’s gospel gives the fascinating account of this event. However, it has been retold so many times, and in so many ways—in plays, poetry, songs—that most people have a distorted view of the events. Here are three “misconceptions.” Continue reading
Did you know that January 1st is the World Day of Peace? This Catholic feast day, which is 50 years old, helps us to focus on building universal peace through active and creative nonviolence. Pope Francis says we all can be artisans of peace. Here are some of his words for this special day. Continue reading