God’s Promise of Fulfillment

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of our deepest longings as human beings, as social beings, is to be understood even (or...

God Alone Is All We Need

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent reminds us that the One who has come into the world and is always coming into our lives...

Don’t Lose the Wonder

by Thomas Moore on Dec 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

If you don’t have special times in your life that are liminal, that put the ordinary into...

Gifts of Immeasurable Value

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...

A Fresh Start

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent is far more than just preparation for Christmas. It has beauty and inspiration in its...

Light the First Candle

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent begins quietly, with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent wreath. As the days...

Advent Is Construction Season

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The call of Advent is clear. From both the prophet Isaiah and John the Baptist, we hear, “Make...

Advent with Saint Clare

by Susan Hines-Brigger on Nov 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM

“She was the first flower in Francis’ garden, and she shone like a radiant star.”—Saint...

Let the Lord Enter Your Life

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Pope Francis has proven to be a trusted guide in dealing with the stress of the Christmas season...

Take a Step Back

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...