In the Company of Saints

In anticipation of All Saints Day this Friday, our bedtime routine included a riveting rendition of "When the Saints Go Marching In." After Shea, my three-year old toddler, marched and danced around the living room, I asked her, "Do you know what a saint is?" Shea stopped, smiled, and said, "St. Francis." This answer surprised… Continue reading In the Company of Saints

OUR SAN DAMIANO MOMENT

This reflection is in response to the recent Church scandal of sexual abuse, and the divisive acts by some of its leaders over the past week. Over 800 years ago, while praying before a crucifix in San Damiano, Assisi, Jesus spoke to a young man names Francis. These words were spoken: “Go repair my Church, which… Continue reading OUR SAN DAMIANO MOMENT