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The Lord’s Prayer

If you want to learn how to pray, start with the Lord’s Prayer. If you want to deepen your prayer life, the Lord’s prayer is where you begin again.
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Turn Fear into Trust

"In God, whose word I praise,/ in God I trust; I am not afraid." —Psalm 56:4 More »

Walking Together

Have you noticed it? I have. People scurry to the side when you walk past them on the sidewalk. The lonely faces, the concerned voices, the way people avoid eye contact. Within a few short weeks, our world has changed. More »

Don’t Look Back!

Even when things look tough, God is still with us. More »

Yielding to God This Lent

Have you ever heard of the phrase, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans”? That saying came to mind one morning as I thought about what I had planned for Lent this year. Among other things, I wanted to try to get to daily Mass more often. Now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, public Masses are cancelled in most places, including my own diocese. More »

“Do Not Be Afraid,” Says the Lord

The news about the coronavirus over recent days can leave us feeling anxious and unsettled—and this is a completely normal reaction! But as we take seriously the advice of public health officials and follow their instructions to protect ourselves and our loved ones, now is also a great time to rely on the Lord more deeply and to care for the needs of the people around us. More »