Community and Tradition, Contemplation & Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

“For me to be a saint means to be myself. Therefore the problem of sanctity and salvation is in fact the problem of finding out who I am and of discovering my true self.” ― Thomas Merton New year's resolutions and Lenten commitments have one important common thread, they are only as effective as they are… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

Contemplation & Spirituality

This Epiphany: Still Seeking?

Recently featured on CatholicMom.com 12/31/19 It is better to be a child of God than king of the whole world! (St. Aloysius Gonzaga) With the approach of the Epiphany (Matthew 2:1-12), we behold quite a scene — one of perceived royalty and the other of unassuming divinity wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger.… Continue reading This Epiphany: Still Seeking?

Accompaniment, Discernment, ministry, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me..for when I am weak, then I am strong."2 Cor. 12:9-10 What does it mean to be vulnerable? From its Latin root, this word… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

Discernment, Lay Ministry, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant

"A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one-- to each according to his ability..." Mt 25: 14-30  Today's Gospel reading, if only taken on its surface, can leave us with a challenging understanding of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant