So this literally was the first shop I saw after getting off the plane in Philly! Who wouldn't want to curl up on the couch with a Pope Francis stuffed doll!
I am at the airport on my way to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, where I will be representing LPI all this week. So this week I will be posting reflections and photos about the event and the preparations for Pope Francis' visit. If you can't be here, hopefully you can catch a … Continue reading World Meeting of Families
The news these days seems filled with those in need of mercy. So many people hurting one another and sometimes themselves. In this blog, we talk about God in our lives and how we can easily miss what is the main thing. And our world is filled with people who seem closed off to God and … Continue reading Let Mercy Flow Throughout the Land
Over the weekend, my sons and I were in the car on our way home from a soccer game when a major discussion of stewardship began. My oldest and I were reminiscing about going to a midnight release of a video game. My youngest lamented that he and I had never done that, but then … Continue reading Debating Stewardship
“In the Old Testament, the novelty of the Bible did not consist merely in abstract notions but in God’s unpredictable and in some sense unprecedented activity.” – Pope Benedict XVI in Deus Caritas Est “Faith is a gift from God that catapults itself into human experience with a high degree of unpredictability. …faith seems to … Continue reading Surprised By God