An online cartoon and Rent both speak about the universal fear of losing one’s dignity. It comes with aging, sickness, and stigma. Who will care for me? Who will love me?
There’s a music minister at my church who loves to say “Yay!” after singing. Something as simple as a proclamation of “yay” not only reminds us that joys can be found in our life, but it reminds us that expression to God can be as simple as one word.
With Mother’s Day on Sunday there’s one mother you don’t want to forget to acknowledge: your teenage mother. I’m talking about Mary, the mother of Jesus.
A year ago I was working as a chaplain at Georgetown University Hospital. It forced me to grapple with hard questions around suffering and the mystery of life. I recently wrote a reflection on how we can find grace in […]
The other morning I got myself out of bed to go to a 9am weekday Mass at a local church just a few minutes from where I live. When I got there I noticed there was a cantor and organist […]
Much of our lives is anxious waiting. It might be waiting to start a new job or for a baby to be born or for a school semester to end. For some it’s a waiting in hope: for a cancer […]