Almsgiving

Almsgiving

I used to dread the red light that stopped me at the busy intersection right next to a wearily downcast homeless person, holding a crumpled cardboard sign. I would try to read the dark sharpie letters written on the sign, out of the corner of my eye. I dared not to...
Suffering & Miracles

Suffering & Miracles

Dear Friends, I am writing to you on the feast of the most beloved St. Joseph! What a wonderful day to celebrate the role of fatherhood and the St. Josephs in our own lives. Here you can read my personal encounter with the foster father of Jesus, and how that...
Charity in Marriage

Charity in Marriage

If you’ve ever set out to intentionally be more charitable, then you know better than most that your efforts, as well as your internal disposition are often challenged to a fault! There are times when I consider the choice of my married vocation, and wonder if I...
Hope In Marriage

Hope In Marriage

This week, we walked through the virtue of hope! Thank the good Lord for hope, as hope is necessary in each step of life, and certainly in every vocation – in a special and significant way, all its own. Despair and discouragement loom around us, tempting us to...
Faith In Marriage

Faith In Marriage

  As we enter into the theological virtues – leading with faith, I found the scripture verse from Mark 9:24; “I believe, help my unbelief!” to be so well fitting of my own faith journey. How often does Jesus heal bodily ailments throughout the...
Temperance In Marriage

Temperance In Marriage

What Is Temperance In Marriage?   Temperance – the great moderator between restraint and excess can truly be a good friend in balancing and ordering our marriage appropriately. I’m sure many couples find that temperance often starts in the decision...