At Play in the Fields of the Lord

In the July issue of St. Anthony Messenger, author B.G. Kelley writes about how physical exercise can be a way for us to deepen our relationship with God. “Wholesome spirituality,” Kelley writes, “must include the body in order to complete a holistic union with God. Physical play, whether...

How Do We Rid the World of Evil?

Since the beginning of human history, violence and bloody warfare have been among humanity’s most common ways of eliminating those seen as enemies. And in recent decades, we have not found better methods, or so it seems, of eliminating these opponents. Our “enemies” are still there, despite the...

Sister Rose Joins American Catholic Radio!

To all in our blogging community, we extend the invitation to listen to our weekly radio program American Catholic Radio. You can listen online at http://franciscanmedia.org or find our program broadcast in your local community. We’re featured on Sirius/XM 129 (The Catholic Channel), the Relevant Radio...

A Rise in Rudeness

It’s a familiar scene: You take your seat in a theater. The room quiets as the flickering light from the projector pierces the darkness. And just as the film is set to begin, the inevitable happens: You hear the grating, stabbing resonance of a cell phone. But it doesn’t end there. Rather than turn the...

Fatherly Faithfulness

My father was a faithful and faith-filled family man. He died last year and was greatly missed this past Sunday, Father’s Day, by his children and grandchildren. Our Facebook walls were filled with photos and comments about his absence. Still, we did not share a meal together with him as our father. My...

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