Humdingers from the Saints: Mother Angelica

These past few weeks have been rough... members of the media are publicly (and crudely) insulting one another... a child who was denied treatment by the hospital against the wishes of his parents passed away... Even closer to home, in my own life, there are huge discouragements... from false accusations towards loved ones and injustices... Continue Reading →

Imitating Peter- get out of the boat!

I love St. Peter. I admire and deeply relate to his extreme responses to Christ's teachings. I know he gets a lot of negative attention in the Gospels, but it's speculated that this is mostly due to his own influence of the Evangelists (Matthew and John were his friends and Mark was his disciple). Most... Continue Reading →

Being Afraid is not a Sin

I have a confession to make: I am a big, fat, scaredy-cat. I was not always this way, but one rotten mistake from my past has left a mark that makes new situations and new people very nerve-wracking for me. Even though I have put this blunder behind me, I still struggle with angst almost... Continue Reading →

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