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Nuns on the Bus Urge Diplomacy Against ISIS?!?


Nuns on the Bus vs. ISIS?

The liberal Catholic activist group Network, headed by Sister Simone Campbell, famous for “Nuns on the Bus,” is asking supporters to urge President Obama to exercise strong “diplomacy” against the “violence” in northern Iraq. 592 more words

Three Rivers and Roads

Just over two months ago I stepped out of my car into the town of Three Rivers for the first time. To be honest I didn’t really know why I was here. 677 more words


Story Telling Night, July 11th: Books

Yesterday we had our second storytelling night of the summer and it had the theme of books. We had a great variety of stories ranging from a love affair with literature, to the hunt for an elusive book, to favorite childhood books, to marginalia and book thievery. 926 more words



For this post I’m presenting a poem that really rocked me when I first heard it and has given me so much food for thought in subsequent readings. 721 more words


Chicago Catholics march in Pride Parade - "This is all about justice'!!!"

Chicago Catholics march in Pride Parade: ‘This is all about justice’!  Justice??!!! We have been warned about God’s Justice per Genesis 18, 19, Sodom and Gomorrah – Fire and Brimstone Justice!! 520 more words

Out the Window

At the main lodge of the retreat center where I work there is a peaceful meditation space on the upper floor. A circle of low to the ground chairs surround a gorgeous amethyst crystal sitting next to a candle on a small wooden palette. 588 more words