FYI Your Holiness: I’m Not a Rabbit

FYI Your Holiness: I’m Not a Rabbit

I try to refrain from commenting (publicly, at least) on Pope Francis’ off the cuff remarks. You know the ones. They are usually outrageous on the surface and are the source in some way or other for many salacious headlines. These are the comments that set my...
The Christian life… on ice!

The Christian life… on ice!

I’m an avid figure-skater, but not a very skilled one. I really took to skating while I was in Canada, because, let’s be honest: your outdoor exercise options are rather limited in a place that is frozen nine months a year. But I relished the challenge, the...
Help!  I LOVE Sister Wives!

Help! I LOVE Sister Wives!

I am a recovering reality TV producer. There, I said it. Actually, despite what you might think, I, as a Catholic school theology teacher and aspiring administrator, am quite proud of my background in the field.  Believe it or not, it was really quite easy to...
Missing Mediation in Exodus: God and Kings

Missing Mediation in Exodus: God and Kings

Last week, my husband and I got out to the movies to see Hollywood’s latest adaption of the Exodus story, Exodus: God and Kings, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses II. The movie was full of striking imagery, and...
Confessor Got You Down?

Confessor Got You Down?

Lately I’ve been trying to take the advice of some really good mentors.  I’ve been aiming for more regular confession.  Throughout much of my adult life I’ve probably gone to the sacrament on average 6-8 times per year.  In the past few years...