Sweet Tweets for 7/18/14 — Praying for Peace and Healing

From my hilltop “office” in the Catskills, it’s easy to feel far removed from the news. We don’t have a phone here and I’ve been trying to limit my elective media use as this experience is almost retreat-like in nature. But this past week’s events including the strife in the Middle East, the typhoon, the [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 2/21/14 — The Peace Praying Edition

So much world news can change, shift and evolve during the course of a week. Just last week, I woke up to a tweet from Pope Francis exhorting us to #Prayforpeace in South Sudan and Central African Republic. Then throughout this week we’ve watched as conflict brewed in Ukraine and Venezuela. It seems for now [Read More...]

Papal Peace Prayers Extend to Ukraine

With violence in Ukraine playing out in the past few days resulting in the deaths of at least 26, Pope Francis used the occasion of today’s General Audience to invoke an end to violence in the region: At his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis called for peace in the Ukraine: “With a worried soul I [Read More...]