Observing Lent With Children

Lent is coming! Yay?!?

Okay, so most of us don’t approach Lent with that kind of enthusiasm. A 40-day period of self-denial and prayer might not be something we look forward to each year, and it may be one of …

Holy Spirit at Work

In my role as Pastoral Care Assistant I am presented with many opportunities to see God’s work in the restoration of both body and faith. I would like to share with you two examples of how the work of the …

Family Mass

 

When we attend church, we intentionally place ourselves in a community of believers. We become a family, learning from each other and sharing in one another’s joys and sorrows. What binds us together is our common faith in God: …

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

As Our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to pray, “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.“

Recent liturgical reviews in the Roman Catholic Church have resulted in doubts over the accuracy …

Lessons From Ruth

One of two books in the Old Testament named for women (the other is Esther), Ruth is a breath of fresh air. Her story follows one of the grimmest chapters in Israel’s history: the Period of Judges. The Book of …