Hope is not hope if its object is seen

As my niece, Nicole, went through middle school, it was a delight to see that “The Diary of Anne Frank” (1947) was on her reading list — … Read More

Humility and hope: Two keys to Advent and Christmas

“Christmas festival canceled” and “Cancel Christmas plans” were two of the headlines that grabbed my attention recently as I was reading the news online. At the end … Read More

A Christmas train rides again

I like to fix things. It’s not that I enjoy broken things, but, rather, when I see something broken or askew, I am driven to make it … Read More

Welcoming others with love and openness

Mary went in haste to visit Elizabeth, and she welcomed Mary with love and openness. The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary’s visit … Read More

Finding hope in the wilderness

I wore a neon green polo shirt with the collar turned up and a little alligator on the chest. Under it, I wore a neon orange polo, … Read More

The family that prays together stays together

Remember last February, when approximately 62,000 fans piled into Hard Rock Stadium to watch the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers? Now imagine 33 times … Read More