Book Review, Mercy, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Mercy In the City

If you find yourself wanting to grow spiritually, and to understand the connection in our shared journey as a people of faith, this is a sincerely beautiful witness! Available through Loyola Press. Mercy in the City is a witty and truly authentic grappling with the living out of our faith and call to do more… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Mercy In the City

Vatican II, Vocations, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The People of God

Ever wonder how the winds of change of Vatican II are reflected in the later reform of canon law? Perhaps for the laity, one of the most interesting connections can be found in the highlighted principal of the “People of God” in Lumen Gentium within the fullness of the Church's life and mission. From a cursory… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The People of God

Discernment, Embracing the Ordinary, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: When You Should Be Saying No?

Today, perhaps you find that you had  much rather be saying yes to the many things that come your way than even contemplating the word no. Maybe, you do so out of a well intended desire to please others, or the thrill  from successfully multitasking a multitude of tasks. And still, though your yes may… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: When You Should Be Saying No?

Christian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Asceticism as Spiritual Discipline

Is there a case  to be made for the continuing relevance of the "monastic-generated" tradition of asceticism ("spiritual training or exercise") in Christianity beyond monastery walls to all members of the churches, particularly when it is understood comprehensively as "spiritual discipline(s)" and not narrowly as “a life of exceeding self-denial” ? When considered amidst the everyday realities… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Asceticism as Spiritual Discipline