Archive | July, 2013

Seven Posts in Seven Days

So seven blog posts in seven days wasn’t really much of a challenge to me right now. I had more than enough material to blog when I set my mind to it. In fact, many days I did two posts. Could I sustain it over the long haul and would I want to? Probably not. […]

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On a Mission from God

This morning we had a missionary priest visiting, a Marist Father from New Zealand who has been serving in the missions in Peru and Venezuela for the past thirty years. Now I love missionaries, but sometimes they can be a bit lackluster. This Father Tony, however, was a great storyteller. We were riveted as he […]

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Four Quick Takes in Pictures

Miss Lucy and the notebook She is now a sitting up girl. She very seldom topples anymore. Usually when she does it’s a sign she needs her diaper changed. She’s still as smiley as ever. Loves to laugh and play peek-a-boo. Loves to eat my notebook. I’m madly in love. She just has this way […]

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The Camp

We are now the proud owners of an 8 man tent, which Ben keeps calling a “camp.” Dom set it up in the back yard this afternoon. And promptly four children decided they wanted to camp out tonight. Four children tucked in with new sleeping bags. Anthony was back inside within five minutes. Dom tucked […]

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A Few Highlights from World Youth Day

(Photo credit: George Martell/Pilot New Media) Available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives license.) George Martell of Pilot New Media is traveling with the pilgrims to send back photos, YouTube videos, social media updates, and even real-time streaming video so that those who can’t attend in person may be virtual pilgrims. Follow the […]

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Cardinal Sean’s Catechesis at World Youth Day in Rio

(Photo credit: George Martell/Pilot New Media) Available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives license. This talk just blows me away. Here are a few excerpts: The New Evangelization is about being a missionary at home in a world that still thinks of itself as Christian but whose faith is dormant. This is much […]

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