Pentecost: Know forgiveness, know peace; no forgiveness, no peace

Pope Francis at Pentecost

"Peace be with you," Jesus says in the Gospel reading for Pentecost Sunday (Jn 20:19).

A rest for the heart

girl resting near lake

I think we can all agree the COVID-19 global pandemic has hit all of humanity in one way or another. 

Let us Lectio: Working with God

St. Isidore the Farmer was an uneducated day laborer on a farm who, along with his wife, attained sainthood through simplicity. Their holiness, furthermore, shows us how God places dignity into our work.

The blossoms of ordinary times


Late one April, the carnations in the supermarket caught my eye. 

Moms Do That—Yeah, They Do!

man playing organ

Allow me to tell you a tale of two sons.