Tag Archives: evangelization

As Morning Breaks

One of the many gifts in my blogging life is the privilege of being part of the  Gospel Reflection team at CatholicMom.com  where I am also a monthly columnist. As a Gospel Reflection team member, I write short, hopefully helpful, … Continue reading

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Catholic without compromise

Posted at Catholic Insight “You have eight kids?!” the man exclaimed, his eyes nearly bulging out of his head in surprise. “So, do you really like kids or are you just a good Catholic?” he added with a smirk. I … Continue reading

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Empowering Our Youth to Make a “Mess”

Posted at Catholic Lane and Catholic Insight In one of his World Youth Days homilies, Pope Francis told the throng of enthusiastic young adults that he wants “a mess”. “I want to tell you something. What is it that I … Continue reading

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Unlikely Evangelists

Today, I met two people who showed me that the Lord  can use anyone as His instrument when He wishes to speak to us in our everyday life.  He taught me an important lesson through the most unlikely evangelists and … Continue reading

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Defending The Catholic Church

(This post is also at Catholic Insight catholicinsight.com) Like many faithful Catholics, the resignation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI left me feeling uncertain and deeply saddened.  For a few days, I felt a little weepy and the wet, slushy weather … Continue reading

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Revealing God In Daily Encounters

I recently attended a brainstorming session focusing on how to best deliver and follow up much needed care to a growing, vulnerable patient population in the community.  Nothing was put on paper at the initial meeting; just an exchange of … Continue reading

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