Focus on joy during this week of Advent

Time to shout for joy! We are halfway through Advent and have reached “Rejoice Sunday,” better known as Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday. It’s also pink candle Sunday (on … Read More

The three “Be-Attitudes” of Advent

Of all the liturgical seasons, Advent is the season that challenges me the most. As a person who has an abundance of energy, slowing myself down has … Read More

Who is, who was and who is to come

Jesus is coming! In the Book of Revelation, we hear of “the Alpha and the Omega, the one who is and who was and who is to … Read More

Apple Picking Time

When the shadows lengthen and the early darkness comes, it’s apple picking time. One fall day, when I was very young, my parents decided to pick apples … Read More

Grateful. Thankful. Blessed

The year 2009 was a very big year for me. It was the year I came to the United States as a seminarian. This was in early … Read More

The beauty of Van Gogh’s art leads us to God

It was the summer of my 12th birthday when I found myself flipping through a large coffee table book filled with the world’s greatest artistic masterpieces. Halfway … Read More

Visit a cemetery soon and pray for the dead

Over the years, my father and I have fallen into a routine which has developed into a rather quaint ritual. Together, we travel to a cemetery to … Read More

World Mission Sunday column

The Burundi Education Fund is honored to be included in the 2022–2024 World Mission Services projects booklet of the Diocese of Green Bay. The two projects listed … Read More