Embracing the Ordinary, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Sound of Silence

Couldn't help but revisit this post this week as Friday, I go on a 5 day silent Ignation retreat at Campion Jesuit House. Truly looking forward to the sound of silence and and some much needed father-daughter time. At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave, where he took shelter. But the… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Sound of Silence

Reconciliation, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: In Plain Sight

Every Spring my mom, though teaching full time, would find an extra reserve of energy to become attentive to the details of housekeeping that winter and life had placed on the back burner. Make no mistake, however, it wasn't just her responsibility but mine as well. Cobwebs and dust bunnies had no  recourse but to… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: In Plain Sight

Ignatian Spirituality, Prayer, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

"I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer." Psalm 17:6 From the outside the prayer life of a Christian, particularly those in ministry, may incorrectly be assumed perfect, and yet how could it ever be? For, if it depends wholly on us, broken and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

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

Accompaniment, Evangelization

Worth Revisiting: A Church on the Margins

Evangelization is at the heart of the church- for to share the Gospel is to consistently invite all to continual renewal of heart and to lives committed to the living out of discipleship. This living out of the Gospel in our lives can be the greatest witness to the truth of salvation, and invitation to… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Church on the Margins

Ash Wednesday, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting {Ash} Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Edition! Today as we begin the season of Lent I thought that this beloved Catholic funny was definitely worth revisiting!  Beyond the obvious, when many of us have left with just a smear across our forehead, I see myself. (As a bit of perspective, I have actually corrected the cross of ashes on my… Continue reading Worth Revisiting {Ash} Wednesday

Contemplation & Spirituality, Ignatian Spirituality

Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Lately these four words have spoken profound volumes in my life. With the busy fast paced work of collaborative parish life, my own vocation as wife and mother, and the decision of putting our own house on the market,there is such solace in this simple prayer. In an Ignatian practice of pause, time spent in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Book Review, Uncategorized, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Dear Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World (Loyola Press) With the incredible appeal of Pope Francis, there has been understandably a vast array of books on him or by him featuring his homilies, angelus’, addresses and encyclicals. Yet, I am so thrilled to be able to preview a book composed of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Dear Pope Francis

Community, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Gratitude’s Expression

This week I once again had the blessing of sitting round a table with religious leaders from within our community from all different walks of faith and backgrounds. The purpose of our meeting not for the proselytizing or the conversion of one another, but the sharing of grace, and desire to serve and work towards… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Gratitude’s Expression

Advent, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Sing With Me

I have always loved to sing. Whether acapella or accompanied , in the shower, car or kitchen..music carries me through even the smallest of duties. Though my voice is nothing extraordinary, it has purpose and passion in every note and tune carried. It takes heart that when it is lifted in praise to its Creator that truly… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Sing With Me