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Blessings in Aramaic and Greek

Blessings in Aramaic and Greek

As I was exploring resources from my formation program, I found a real treasure I wanted to share with you.  It is both Aramaic  (A), the language most historians believe the historical Jesus spoke and Greek  (G) translations of the Beatitudes.  I find them rich and...
Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

These summer days remind me of a lesson my young son taught me about hidden treasures… As we walked into the state park office our kids wandered into the camp store filled with books, guides, colorful stuffed animals, and shiny steel sticks for roasting marshmallow...
The Spirit of God in Our World

The Spirit of God in Our World

I recently participated in a full day retreat and at the end of the retreat we joined together for Mass.  The day was full and I hold many moments with deep gratitude.  The Prayers of the Faithful, however, reflected the work of the Spirit, especially...
What Animals Teach Us

What Animals Teach Us

Have you ever thought about how animals teach you? Maybe your cat or dog has taught you lessons, maybe also birds, squirrels, rabbits, or deer? Native Americans are astute observers of animals and name their clans after them.  America itself is known as Turtle...