January 19, 2016

Most of our days are filled with the routine and normal. We feel our lives are so ordinary, but really every day is a celebration steeped in the extraordinary. Read more

January 18, 2016

The film never blinks. The film never flinches. The film never looks away. The film never relents. Read more

January 14, 2016

What does the movie Fight Club and St. Cyprian have in common? Nothing? You are wrong. Read more

January 8, 2016

It is interesting to observe the way that female Saints like Joan of Arc enthrall people who in other areas of their life are quite uninterested or even antipathetic toward the Catholic Church. I think this is because the female Saints represent an emancipation of the feminine genius, a true “feminism,” that emerged far before the modern movement. Read more

January 6, 2016

The Daughters of St. Paul are media nuns. So we do sometimes brush elbows with celebrities and our congregation has friends in Hollywood. But that is not the reason we all know a certain rock star in the Catholic Church really well. Read more

January 4, 2016

Do I let Truth invite me on unexpected adventures, even ones that force me to reach out to others, and strain my plans, my bank account, and my goals? Do I allow Truth to inconvenience me with the problems of others as a sign that I follow a Savior who came to save everyone, not just people like me, people I like, or even people who share my faith? Read more

December 31, 2015

I am reading Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives, which I usually try to pick up during the Christmas season. And a quote struck me as I read it so I made an image out of it because I find that meditative. So, anyway I thought I would share it, because the quote is striking:   If you want to share the image, it is probably easiest just to go to my Facebook or Twitter pages and to share… Read more

December 31, 2015

Pete Socks over at The Catholic Book Blogger has released his list of the top ten books from 2015, and guess which title was included! Read more

December 30, 2015

I have found that when it comes down to it, my mercy toward others often sums up to being merciful toward others who are merciful to me, or toward those who can repay me in some way. Read more

December 28, 2015

A guest post from a Syrian living in the US: “Being a refugee is tough, but being a Syrian refugee, I think, is even worse because you are faced with a double oppression.” Read more


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