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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...
Come and Have Breakfast

Come and Have Breakfast

Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.”  John 21:12 One of my favorite Bible passages comes at the end of the Gospel of John.  The recently risen Jesus is on the beach of the Sea of Tiberius while the disciples unsuccessfully fish.  Jesus yells...
A Loving Gaze in Springtime

A Loving Gaze in Springtime

Spring is inching closer. A time of new life, buds on trees, green popping up all around. A truly lovely time of year. And yet, a book I finished this past week caused me to wonder about those whose experience does not align with this new season. Although we will soon...