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Eat, Drink, & Be Merry 4 Tomorrow We Fast

So what are you doing today for Fat Tuesday!?! A better question is what are you doing tomorrow to start Lent on the right foot? Of course, we will be journeying with you all Lent on the Main Thing Blog, but there are many good options out there to help you make the Lent meaningful … Continue reading Eat, Drink, & Be Merry 4 Tomorrow We Fast

Everyone Deserves Love

Years ago, I asked our parish faith formation children to pray for children who were seeking to be adopted into a loving family. I received the first names and pictures of children in foster care in our area and gave each class a different child. In the month of stewardship of prayer that we were … Continue reading Everyone Deserves Love

The Time is NOW!

It has been an amazing week for sure! A couple of years ago when planning for the World Meeting of Families started we had no idea if Pope Francis would be able to attend. We could never have imagined what the events of this past week could have looked like or what the impact would be … Continue reading The Time is NOW!

The Catholic Church

I will blog tomorrow about the World Meeting of Families and the Papal visit, but for now, my wife has inspired me to simply post the following video. Now is the time to share this with all our friends and loved ones. And even those we don't know so well. A new Pentecost has arrived. … Continue reading The Catholic Church

Proclaiming the Good News

Jesus summoned the Twelve and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to heal the sick. He said to them, “Take nothing for the journey, neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money, and let no one take … Continue reading Proclaiming the Good News

The American Pope

Just a few weeks ago I listened to Cardinal Timothy Dolan address those at the Eucharistic Congress in Charlotte, NC. I remarked to someone that Pope Francis may be coming to the US but right then we were listening to the American Pope. The remark has nothing to do with one's leadership role in the … Continue reading The American Pope