I don’t know why I’ve always liked the name Hedwig… it’s actually kind of a weird one. I find it intriguing, unusual and pretty all at the same time. My love for the name was then solidified by the Harry Potter books when he used the name for his beloved pet owl (who -- not... Continue Reading →
A little wisdom from the saints about how to approach difficulties within the Church. Rather appropriate in light of the recent report from the PA Grand Jury.
It’s been two years since we moved out-of-state; that means it’s been two years since I’ve been in the classroom. I definitely miss the students. I miss their humor, their questions, their wonder… and I miss our conversations -- especially conversations about their own faith experiences. This past summer, “J” and I reconnected over social... Continue Reading →
(his name is pronounced add-jah-tehr) A French nobleman, Adjutor was raised and educated in a monastery founded by a monk named Bernard of Tiron (who later becomes a saint himself). When fully grown, Adjutor followed in the footsteps of the rest of his noble family and became a knight. When Pope Urban II came to France... Continue Reading →
You know the phrase, "everything that can go wrong will"? That was how our flight home to visit family went... and it looked like our return flight was headed down the same path. A prayer from the heart then turned the day completely around...