Servant Road Trip

The Servant team covered some ground this summer! The last week in July, Louise Paré drove from her home in Michigan to Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, for the Defending the Faith conference. This was an excellent opportunity to connect with some of our key authors. Right on the heels of that,...

Less Stress and No Regrets

Are you stressed? Perhaps friendships are not working out? Or job pressure grows daily? Are your parenting skills out of whack? Have extended family relationships grown troublesome? Are your financial needs (your own “debt ceiling”) not being met each month? Let me add to your pain. Bronnie Ware recently...

St. Francis, the Sultan and the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

We recall with horror the attacks of September 11, 2001. We remember the widespread destruction and immense loss of life caused by Al-Qaeda. Needless to say, the terrorist attacks did much to heighten animosity between Christians and Muslims in the United States and around the world. With the 10th...

Benedictine Spirituality from a Lay Person: Obedience (part 2 of 7)

Obedience, in regard to Benedictine spirituality, is about listening with the “ear” of your heart to God, self, and others. The Old Testament reads, “Sacrifice and offerings you do not want, but ears open to obedience you gave me… To do your will is my delight; my God, your law is in my heart”...

Hail to the what?

For your sake, I hope you haven’t seen a new series of commercials that advertise a product by Summer’s Eve. As you probably know, Summer’s Eve makes hygiene products for women. And, frankly, no woman really wants to think about them. Apparently, despite that basic truth, some advertising...

« Older Entries Next Entries »