Tagged: spirituality

The World Needs More of God’s Power and Mercy

Last week, I posted about the upcoming “Abide in Me & I in You” free online mini-retreat, led by Sr. Kathryn James Hermes, F.S.P. on SmartCatholics. The retreat is happening this Saturday, April 23, at 3pm Eastern. In case you’re...

The World Needs More of God’s Power and Mercy

Claiming Your Faith In A Broken Church

On Tuesday of next week, February 22, 2022, I will be taking part in an online event sponsored by the Cenacle Sisters and moderated by Mark Piper, their director for Ministry and Mission Advancement. I will be joined on the...

Claiming Your Faith In A Broken Church

Rules, Rules, Rules

Rules, rules, rules. I’m a rule follower in general. During my school days, I wasn’t on a first name basis with the principal. I never got infractions or served detention. Rules just made sense to me. They set expectations and...

Rules, Rules, Rules

Pope Francis reflects on the Jesuit life

Today (December 17) is Pope Francis’s 85th birthday, and yesterday we received the gift of the transcript of his December 4 discussion with the Jesuit community in Greece. It has become customary for Pope Francis to meet privately with the...

Pope Francis reflects on the Jesuit life

There but for the grace of God go I

Early in my career, I worked in media research for one of the top advertising agencies in Chicago. Our team was tasked with evaluating the new network TV shows. One of the best parts of my job was attending the...

There but for the grace of God go I