Posts tagged "Google Images"

Can I Twitter and Learn New Mass Parts at the Same Time?

One of my colleagues here at ChicagoNow wrote about being an old person learning how to use “Twitter.”  My kids are probably close to her age. I’ve had a Twitter account since I first joined ChicagoNow, but never used it.  After going back and forth about it, I finally took the plunge.  Of course I have... Read more »

Well Done, My Good and Faithful Servant

Today’s Gospel talks about the talents and gifts of the servants who served their master. But sometimes our talents and gifts aren’t recognized.  Or we have a hard time using them because  no one seems to be interested.  After a while, we may begin to wonder if anyone is interested in our time, talent and treasure.... Read more »

Three Angels and A College Dropout's Feast Day

Today is the triple feast day of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael the only three angels with proper names in the scriptures. While preparing to do research for the three angels I ran across another saint who shares today’s feast day. Richard Rolle (1300?-1349) was a college drop out and prolific writer about the spiritual life.... Read more »

Just Like Sports; Faith is an Action

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. – John 3:16 I don’t think I know of anyone who doesn’t know this scripture verse.  Athletes put it on their faces or armbands, the people at these... Read more »

America the Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majestiesAbove the fruited plain! America!  America!  God shed his grace on thee, And crown they good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea.

Don't Call Yourself a Catholic

You duped me, O LORD, and I let myself be duped; you were too strong for me, and you triumphed. All the day I am an object of laughter; everyone mocks me. Whenever I speak, I must cry out, violence and outrage is my message; the word of the LORD has brought me derision and... Read more »

St. Monica and Her Son, St. Augustine: Role Models for Today

“My son, as to me, I no longer find any pleasure in this life.  What more I have to do here and why I am still here I do not know, since I have no longer anything to hope for in this world.  There was only one reason why I wanted to stay a little... Read more »

Let's Sing: Eucharistic Litany

Bread of life, saving cup, feed our hungry souls with you. Nourish us, strengthen us; by your presence in this meal may we be one. Behold the Lamb of God, Bread of life, saving cup, Who takes away our sins, Nourish us, strengthen us. We’re blest and called to dine, Bread of life, saving cup,... Read more »

Be Prepared and Stay Awake!

Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house be broken into. So too,... Read more »

Transparent: To be the Lantern Not the Light

The angel spoke to me, saying, “Come here. I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.” He took me in spirit to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God. It gleamed with the splendor of God. Its radiance was like that... Read more »