Moving through Change

change, faith, catholic

Poor Ms. Daisy. She’s been going through a terribly rough time since our middle son moved out after his wedding. In fact, I believe she’s been completely traumatized.

When Luke still lived at home, Daisy slept in his bed with him whenever he slept and then nestled into the bedding alone when he wasn’t around. No (more…)

Pope Francis’ First Encyclical: Lumen Fidei

Yesterday, those of us living in the United States celebrated our Independence Day, commemorating the day in 1776 when the new American colonies declared their independence from England. Since then, each year we celebrate our freedom with parades, picnics, and fireworks all across the country.

Today, we have another reason to celebrate – this time with the universal Church – as we commemorate the release of Pope Francis’ first encyclical, Lumen Fidei, or the Light of Faith. The encyclical reflects on the Year of Faith and was begun by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI while he was still Pope. After his resignation, the (more…)