The fresh-faced American priest stood there like Ichabod Crane:
Is there a Catholic way to dress?
The Gospel this Sunday speaks to us of the priority of personal prayer.
"How can he become wise who handles the plough? … each becomes wise through his work." - Sirach
When my daughter was three her uncle was in formation to become a priest.
Applying salutary discipline and balancing it with necessary consolations and encouragement is never an easy task.
It is our worst nightmare.
Amid the calamity, some compensations
"With Ruse's signature wit, "Under Siege" reveals the good, the bad, and the downright ugly, but offers a fresh vantage point to embrace our challenges with joy and deep confidence in God, come what may." - Carrie Gress
Goodbyes provide a unique opportunity to do three things: express gratitude, ask forgiveness, and offer encouragement.