If The Shoe Fits (Laudato Si’ )

Laudato Si’ seems to have been buried under all the hubbub from the SCOTUS decision on same sex “marriage”…. so I’m just now catching up with commentaries and reactions to Laudato Si’, after finally finishing the encyclical, which...

What Nino Read, September 2014

Corduroy Makes a Cake It’s Milking Time (didn’t like this one that much — maybe he can’t relate since we hardly ever drink cow’s milk here) Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Carnival Prize The Best Kind of Kiss by Margaret Allum *** The...

Living Authentic Lives: Deep Conversion, Deep Prayer

He makes the weak of this world mighty only to the extent that they cooperate with a determined and resolute repentance. Might comes from cooperation with God’s divine will. I’ve found this to be true in confronting venial sin in particular. When I do my...

An End-Of-Year Examination of Conscience for the Family

Continued from this post on Raising Pro-Life Children Amid A Culture of Death. There are many versions of an examination of conscience out there. I wrote this for our family, but I share this here in case it might be helpful to anyone else. Are we praying more? Have...

Where I’ve Been

Faith: From Project: Sowing Seeds: 101!! Books to Read in this Year of Faith — includes some of my favorites, some that I’ve been meaning to read, and many that I’ve never heard of before. Poll: Catholics want pastors to blog. Yes, Father, we do. It...