A letter on what George Floyd's death can teach us

As the superintendent of 19 wonderfully diverse schools, and more importantly, as a teacher who is called to form our students into their very best relationship with God, I would be remiss if I did not address the tragedy of George Floyd’s death which has enveloped us all in anger, confusion, and even fear.


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

carnation

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