Does Your Vote Count?

Yep…mostly…kinda…unless you are a Democrat apparently… There are some in our family who are disgruntled because the outcome of the election does not always reflect the overall popular vote. There was an article in Parade magazine last Sunday about how the Electoral College works. It is very brief but informative and I walked away feeling […]

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Miraculous Medal

“Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.” What does it mean to have recourse to Mary? Do you, have you? Today?

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Annual Message to Mirjana

March 18, 2015 “Dear children! With a full heart I am asking you, I am imploring you children: cleanse your hearts of sin and lift them up to God and to eternal life. I am imploring you: be vigilant and open for truth. Do not permit for all that is of this earth to distance […]

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Who is the Church: Message from Bishop J. Terry Steib, S.V.D.

About ten years ago, I gave a talk in which I said that “The Church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.” I am so pleased to note that Pope Francis has said the same thing recently. Who is the Church? The Church is the people of God – strong in our […]

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The Permanent Diaconate

The  PermanentDiaconate was established in the days of the early church When we read in the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 6, that there was concern that the widows of the Hellenists were being neglected in the daily distribution of food, the Twelve called together the community of disciples and appointed seven men to assist […]

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