April 12, 2015

Well, spring now seems to be here for sure as the temperatures are rising and the leaves and buds are blooming all around us, and some especially brilliant purples and whites and yellows on the trees these days. The word from up North is there’s still snow in...

November 16, 2014

One of the highlights of my time here was just over a week ago, a cool and crisp Monday with blue skies and bright sunshine, as our parish and school staff gathered in the church for prayer and then spent the next several hours doing different service projects, both...

Learning to Breathe Through Suffering

By Sheila Read, Justice & Peace Specialist A friend who is active in many of our ministries serving the poor recently confided that she was struggling. The situation with a family was heartbreaking –  and there wasn’t much she could do to change it. Since...