I remember one woman I had the privilege of working with in RCIA, who ultimately decided to become Catholic because of the Eucharist. She had experiences in other denominations that held celebrations of Holy Communion, but they did not see the Eucharist as the real presence of Jesus Christ. When she realized what the bread … Continue reading Everyday Stewardship (5th Sunday of Easter 2015)
The next Avengers movie is almost here and superheroes in film and on TV seem to be taking over. As a person who sometimes still feels like a little kid at heart, I personally love it. I remember when these types of movies or TV shows were few and far between. When a Superman movie here … Continue reading Superheroes
I was putting together one of those online holiday video greetings, the ones where you place photos of people’s faces onto animated bodies. The video featured five characters, perfect for our family of two parents and three children. After importing the faces and finalizing the video, I hit play and sat back to watch it. … Continue reading Everyday Stewardship (4th Sunday of Easter 2015)
It was a great two days in Jasper, IN at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Thank you to Fr. Ray, Mike Hagerdon, and everyone at the parish for such wonderful hospitality. We had representation in the audience from many different parishes and I pray that God will bless their communities as they seek to share the … Continue reading God Don’t Make Junk
Shepherding is Not Peaceful I was recently reading a book review by Horatio Clare on the UK’s The Telegraph website about a recently published title, The Shepherd’s Life, by James Rebanks. I can’t say I really know a lot about sheep and shepherds. A few years back, I was traveling the Australian countryside to work with parishes and I know … Continue reading Shepherding is Not Peaceful
I am waiting in the airport in Atlanta for a flight to Indy. I have a talk tonight at a parish in Jasper, IN. When I am headed somewhere to speak or give a workshop, I never really know who will show up and how many people will even be present. The parish sometimes has … Continue reading What Happens Next?
Isn’t it time to remove all the layers of stuff built up by day-to-day life and return to the core of what conversion, discipleship, and stewardship are all about? Isn’t it time to make the main thing, THE MAIN THING? You are invited to join Tracy Earl Welliver and friends in a blogging journey to make … Continue reading The Main Thing