Mary Evelyn Jegen
benevolent glancing

benevolent glancing

In the early 1990's I had the privilege of taking a class taught by Sister Mary Evelyn Jegen SND. Mary Evelyn was well known as a leader in the promotion of peace, and...

benevolence

benevolence

This is the follow-up to yesterday's post on guide books.  That reflection was inspired by Pope Francis suggesting that as pilgrims we have two "guide books" to help us...

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just be perfect

just be perfect

The scriptures have all the drama, intrigue, sex and violence offered by any modern novel or TV mini-series.

the pits

the pits

The Psalms were prayers that Jesus knew by heart and prayed daily from memory.

who or what ?

who or what ?

We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?

signs please God

signs please God

It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.

Our Father

Our Father

a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.