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What. A. Summer.

Well hello to all. Remember me? My name is Br. Casey and I used to write a blog here. It’s been nearly two months since I posted a video or blog post, and, let’s be honest, almost four months since I’ve posted an actual reflection. 1,876 more words


All things work out for the good of those who love God

During Lectio Divina reflection today the Spirit reminded me that ‘All things work out for the good of those who love God.’

I am currently using a sentence from scripture and a hymn at the end of each chapter of a book on systematic theology as my LD material. 508 more words

The Town That Knew It Could

St. Francis, Kansas sits in the very northwest corner of the state; population 1,400. It was my childhood hometown, and they had it in their minds that they should regularly win the State of Kansas Wrestling Championship title, against all school classifications. 168 more words


A Summer Day in Assisi

Today my parents, sorella y fratello (brother and sister) visited Assisi Italy in the region of Umbria.

Upon their arrival they met my Professoressa Silvia, she saw Andy walking towards her and immediately said, “Tu sei fratello di Kristy.” They hugged and shared smiles while I was standing by on FaceTime; thanks to technology it was the closest I could be to being there without physically standing in the city of Peace, pax. 523 more words


Indulgence of the Portiuncula, 1 - 2 August

One night of the year 1216 St. Francis had a strong carnal temptation. To win it he jumped without hesitation in the middle of the bush surrounding his cell. 193 more words


Peaceful Profit

“We have tall buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints.”

We have towering infernos and grubby deals, promised autonomy. We mis-quote, re-vote and live in rigged economy  191 more words