God so Loved the World

“Wednesday of the second week of Easter.” That’s the rather bland description the Roman Catholic Church uses to designate weekdays during the run-up to Pentecost. Yet, these 50 post-Easter days are intended to be spiritual enrichment that produces a deeper sense of God’s mercy. During this Easter...

The Need for Ritual

Today’s guest blogger is Nick Luken, a second-year student at The Ohio State University, majoring in English and minoring in professional writing. Nick graduated from Roger Bacon, a Franciscan high school in Cincinnati, in 2012. As a Catholic, rituals have always played an important role in my life....

Fitting Fashion

Our guest blogger today is Jennessa Terraccino, national speaker and author of The Princess Guide: Faith Lessons from Snow White, Cinderella & Sleeping Beauty (Servant). As a kid, I hated clothes. On birthdays, if I thought I was getting an article of clothing, I’d push the box aside and open it last....

Save the Earth on a Budget

Our guest author is Kyle Kramer, executive director of the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Now that the arctic winter is well behind us, my wife and I can look back and laugh (sort of) about the disagreements we had over the thermostat setting. Our current home is much harder to...

Spring Means New Life

Our guest blogger today is Friar Jeremy Harrington, OFM, coauthor of A Friar’s E-spirations.  It was a long, cold winter for many of us. It’s true that the plentiful snow blanketing our yards and fields for those months had a beauty and splendor all its own. And the bare tree limbs outlined against...

What’s In Your Bag?

Our guest blogger is Teresa Tomeo, syndicated talk show host, motivational speaker, and author. Today’s modern American woman is the queen of multitasking—juggling, jobs, children’s homework, housework, church commitments, social commitments…you name it. You probably consider it a good day if you...

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