About Taking Up Crosses and Following Him


I do not know if there is a better way to be serious about just that than the Way of the Cross. Praying station to station. As I’ve mentioned, I recently prayed it in Jerusalem, on a cold, wet, snowy pre-dawn morning. We used Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s text. But you don’t have to be physically [Read More...]

Tissues & Thanksgiving


Cold. Rain. Snow. Slippery steps and walkways. That’s my Jerusalem experience. And so it’s no surprise that I’m coughing, congested, and tired after walking the Via Dolorosa in the early morning in that. But there was no blood. No heavy cross. No scourging for me! Just annoyances. Just inconveniences. What a blessing a cough is. [Read More...]