The Family of God

I have four nieces and being an aunt is the best! I read to them, push them on the swings, take them out for ice cream. While I love just hanging out with them, I often feel this nagging responsibility …

Faith Through the Fear

Fear is an all too familiar experience these days. Simply turning on the TV for 5 minutes is all the time it takes for my mind to be filled with fear. However, the truth is, that if I look really …

Will The Real St. Patrick Please Stand Up

You may already know that St. Patrick wasn’t Irish. He was from a part of Roman Britain that is current day Dumbarton, Scotland. Patrick was 16 years old in about the year 405, when he was captured in a raid …

Priorities Amidst Materialism

Mark 10:17-27 records this event in Jesus’ ministry:

As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “Why …

The Widow’s Mite

Ever wonder what a Mite Can is? For those who are not familiar with this tradition, it may seem like a strange name. A Google search brings up dozens of pest control websites and products!

So why do we call …