He took a towel and tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and dry them with the towel around his waist. (John 14:4-5)
On Holy Thursday, I watched our bishop wash the feet of twelve individuals, just as Jesus washed the feet of his disciples on the night he was betrayed. Regardless of status or stature, a person washing the...
I’ll never forget the first fight my husband and I had when we were dating, just a few months into our long-distance relationship. I’d be lying if I said it didn’t still affect us…
A recent Chicago Sun-Times story tells us that “Kids are hazardous to your marriage.” The 2011 movie Friends with Kids has the tagline “Love. Happiness. Kids. Pick two.” As with most news stories, the results often reveal more than what the headlines say.
Implied in the Sun-Times results are the following “conclusions:” 1) the only time marriage is not a waste...
All knowledge falls into four categories. These four categories, when applied to a person look a bit like this:
1. Things everyone
knows about me.
2. Things only I know about myself.
3. Things others know
about me of which I am ignorant.
4. Things nobody
knows about me.
Quick examples of each:
1. I have red hair (at least, what’s left of it). This is evident to not only...
143 posts, and only a handful on the topic of vocations. That’s alright because we’re about to add one more.
Whether called to marriage, the priesthood or religious life, or the single lifeI always thought 'single life' was a silly term, as if the rest of us live double lives, our vocation is more than just a job, it’s a devotion to follow God’s will for our lives. ...