Celebrating the Epiphany with the Trinity

Most of the time, when I say the word ‘epiphany,’ I just get funny looks.  It’s not a word that is well known, even among practicing Catholics.  In many parishes, the feast day that is traditionally called the Epiphany goes … Continue reading

Catechesis and Christian Service: Best Friends or Unhappy Neighbors?

I remember back when I was in college, one of my professors shared a joke with our class that ended up being very sad, but true.  I don’t remember the content of the joke, but the point was this: there … Continue reading

“Taken, Blessed, Broken, and Given”: Further Reflections of Henri Nouwen’s “Life of the Beloved”

I spent last week reflecting on some of my favorite quotes from my latest spiritual reading book, Henri Nouwen’s “Life of the Beloved,” and I’d like to continue along the same lines with this next post.  In my last post, … Continue reading