Where are the mystery and the wonder? In the midst of a world that moves so quickly, do we take time to ponder the mysteries of God and to wonder at his marvelous presence in our lives?
Recently, I had the joy of accompanying five of the men in the permanent deacon formation program and their wives on a pilgrimage through Italy ending in Rome.
Recently I offered a series of homilies about living fiercely faithful, and I have taken some time in this article to reflect about how vocations to the priesthood are fostered in environments where Catholics fiercely live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. A fiercely faithful life is based on disciplined discipleship, humility, and simplicity of life.