Pilgrimage, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Sea of Galilee and Mount of Beatitudes

"But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary..”  Just the night before I spent hours wide awake with no respite from the events of the day. In my thoughts I pleaded for sleep as I knew that, body and soul, I needed rest. Feeling a bit… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Sea of Galilee and Mount of Beatitudes

Spiritual Direction, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: You Lead I’ll Follow

Spiritual direction, it seems to me, is a beautiful dance. An intimate sharing of self, a gracious reception of the Other. Each step towards self knowledge is but a lyrical movement towards acceptance of the pre-existing dispositions and disequilibrium within our lives. Oh the freedom of  movement that comes with self acceptance! No longer are… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: You Lead I’ll Follow

Pilgrimage, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Church of the Transfiguration

A little more than a year ago I returned from a graced pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Each site now holds for me spiritual remembrance where, if I close my eyes, my soul is instantly transported. With words waxed poetically and where there were no words at all, God spoke.  Where the scriptures came alive,… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Church of the Transfiguration

Lay Ministry, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: An Invitation to Lead

The following article appeared in the University of Notre Dame's Institute of Church Life Journal a year ago on May 23, 2016. Since it was written, God has continued to move me towards new roles and responsibilities within the life of the church. Lay ministry is indeed a graced vocation, one that not everyone is… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: An Invitation to Lead

#Catholicmom, Scripture Reflection

Gospel Reflections: Matthew 14:13-21

Today, I share both my reflection and the wonderful community of CatholicMom.com with each of you! Tune in daily for wonderful insights, reflections, recipes, book reviews and more! Mt 14:13-21 After the death of John the Baptist, Jesus understandably seeks to get away to spend some much needed time in prayer.  With crowds constantly surrounding him, the… Continue reading Gospel Reflections: Matthew 14:13-21