As I sit down on my bed, I receive a non-committal text from my friend Maya saying that she might drop by my dorm later that night. Not that I would say it to her face, or to her phone I guess, but I’d rather[Read More…]
Colloquial expressions can be taken for granted, but I dig deeper when I hear an over-used expression, such as,“Home is where the heart is.” I ask, whose heart? I say our home is where the Heart of Jesus longs to live. I invite you to join a growing community that is embarking upon the online 33-Day Consecration to the Sacred Heart!
In this Octave of Christmas, St. John the Apostle lovingly reminds us why we celebrated the birth of Jesus only five days ago: “…because your sins have been forgiven.” (1 John 2:12) What a reason[Read More…]
In the Gospel reading for Sept. 8, Jesus tells us that truly following Him requires a series of continuous commitments. But for many, such commitments are simply a bridge too far. The commitments Jesus[Read More…]
Author’s note: This article is meant to provide guidance in situations when there is a legitimate request to receive Confirmation younger than the parish norm. Introduction Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Communion comprise the Sacraments of[Read More…]
The phrase Yada yada has been around for a long time, with varied origins proposed, but the phrase’s popularity was re-ignited by a 1997 episode of the Seinfeld sitcom. The double use of yadda implies a shorthand way[Read More…]