Conversion, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Conformity or Conversion

“Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.” Luke 5:33-39 This Gospel reading really struck home as just moments before I had received an unexpected call from someone… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Conformity or Conversion

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Worth Revisiting: The Gift of Retreat

For the last two years, I have been given the gift of an Ignatian silent directed retreat at Campion Retreat House in Weston, MA . Just the thought of an unhurried, unscheduled day and release of self-imposed expectations is enough to fill my heart with joy. Teeming with insights and brimming with grace, my soul longs to soak… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Gift of Retreat

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Worth Revisiting: Assuming Mary

For those that have grown up in the Catholic faith, this feast is well known perhaps at times a bit too familiar. Do we stop and take the time to truly ponder the life of Mary as we celebrate this honor bestowed on a life well lived? Or do we simply take for granted Mary's yes… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Assuming Mary

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Worth Revisiting: CatholicMom Daily Gospel Reflections

This reflection written for CatholicMom.com a year ago remains a reminder to me that the path of our discipleship is not intended to be an easy one... Daily Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2016 - Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Today’s Gospel: Luke 12: 49-53 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time If taken out of the… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: CatholicMom Daily Gospel Reflections

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Worth Revisiting: Portraits of Martha and Mary

As they continued their journey he entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary [who] sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Portraits of Martha and Mary