#UDMC2014 Dallas Done Right — Sweet Tweets for 10/26/14

With my dear friend Kara Klein (@KaraKleinMusic) at #UDMC2014

As I type this, I’m ensconced in a basement Starbucks in Chicago, still trying to figure out what time it is. My computer says one time, my phone another and my watch (remember those?) a third. Take your pick…  It’s been a busy but amazing week. As I was sitting in the Dallas Fort Worth [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium – A Tardy Update

  I wanted to offer a procrastinator’s apology for the obvious drop off of my reflections on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. While I’ve truly been enjoying my daily readings of the document, all of my “words” have been going toward the book project I’m working on. In an effort [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Days 6, 7, & 8: The Catch Up Edition

Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  So if you’re paying close attention, you’ll note that my daily reflections took a serious hiatus this past few days. I’ve read [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Five: PASTORAL ACTIVITY AND CONVERSION

Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  Day 5: “Pastoral Activity and Conversion” (Paragraphs 25-33) Today’s section of EG is truly a set of marching orders for parishes and [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Four: THE CHURCH’S MISSIONARY TRANSFORMATION

Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  December 4: “The Church’s Missionary Transformation” (Paragraphs 19-24) Having read yesterday in EG about the pervasive scope and nature of the New [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day Two: THE DELIGHTFUL AND COMFORTING JOY OF EVANGELIZING

Today, I continue my reflections upon Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel. Find daily reflections on this teaching by a variety of Catholic authors and speakers at KellyWahlquist.com.  December 2: “The Delightful and Comforting Joy of Evangelizing” (Paragraphs 9-13) Today’s section of EG begins with a simple phrase: Goodness always [Read More...]

Evangelii Gaudium Day One: A JOY EVER NEW, A JOY WHICH IS SHARED

Happy New Year! If you’re Catholic and you’re reading this, my greeting makes sense as we find one another on the eve of the first day of a new liturgical year and celebrating the dawn of a new Advent. I love Advent. That wasn’t always the case… In my younger years, Advent’s seemingly penitential nature [Read More...]


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