Within a cave of winter cold,A newborn King gets gift of gold.The babe is our Lord,Who escaped the sword,Because his dad does what he’s told.
A Winter Lenten Challenge
Ice, snow, no electricity, no water, schools, churches and business shut down. The recent week-long Arctic blast was the start of a Lenten season that I have never experienced before. The freezing temperatures presented many challenges for us in Texas and other southern states that rarely experience such frigid weather. However, being shut in with...
Four Facts About Advent
The liturgical season of Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas. Here are 4 facts about this four week long season. 1) First of all, it is rarely 4 full weeks long! Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas, and depending on
Saint Who? Saint You!
November 1st is All Saints Day when many recall their favorite saints. It is easy to place these virtuous men and women on a pedestal and think you could never achieve sanctity. Some people say, “I’m no saint” like it is an unreachable goal. The fact is that we are all called to be saints.
Into the Desert: A 40-day Summer Fast
A Peaceful Option for These Heated Times Just what are we to do? “What are we supposed to do?” This question arose recently in a small group discussion with some of my family and friends. We had decided to get together (via an online meeting) to try and make sense of the unsettling things that...