Archive for September 2014

How I turned my daily commute into a mini vacation

Brandon Vogt’s, 6 Ways to turn your daily commute into a retreat got me thinking about how I spend my time on my way to work and on my way home. I know so many people who have at least a two hour commute one way to work every day.  I can’t even imagine that.  My daughter... Read more »

Bishop Blase Cupich is the Next Archbishop of Chicago

Bishop Blase Cupich is the next Archbishop of Chicago.  Bishop Cupich (pronounced sue-pitch or SOUP-ich) expressed his surprise when he received the call about a week ago.  With Cardinal George’s health in decline (and his official retirement already offered), I’m happy that his replacement has been named. Who is Bishop Cupich? Have you ever heard... Read more »

What I did on my summer vacation

Summer has come to an abrupt halt here in Chicago.  We went from 90 degrees to a low 60 degrees in one day! Now that the cooler weather has arrived, I started to reflect on what I did on my summer vacation.  Besides Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches, here’s what I did this summer: Please join... Read more »
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10 books that have stayed with me

You may have read 10 books that have stayed with me by Tom Perna or have seen The Ten Books Challenge on Facebook this past week (though it’s been around for a long time).  Someone asks you to list 10 books that have stayed with you the longest.  Here are my selections (in no particular order after... Read more »