Patient Endurance

As Christians our goal is to follow Christ ever more closely, to accept him coming ever more fully into our lives. Jesus made clear what following him involves.  It involves Continue Reading →

Sin and Suffering

According to a popular saying, two things are inevitable”: death and taxes. A third could be added: suffering.  Everyone must face the fact that suffering will come into their life. Continue Reading →

Seasonal Positions

 Seasonal Gift Shop Clerk:  Looking for someone who has flexibility to work in the Shrine Gift Shop. During Way of Lights the working hours could be anytime between 9:30 a.m. Continue Reading →

Authority in the Church

To be a member of the Catholic Church is to be subject to various voices  of authority.  Much of the tension, even controversy, observable in the Catholic Church today centers Continue Reading →


C.H. Dodd, a scripture scholar, offered this definition of a parable.  “A metaphor or a simile drawn from nature or common life, arresting the hearer by its vividness or strangeness, Continue Reading →