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Searching for Mr. Tumnus

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meticulous Grace

  I tumble into the car on a frosty morning, tired and stressed and in the throes of writing an essay that is already late.  And the water on my windshield … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Child Will Lead

At the vigil Mass for Mary, Mother of God, I took communion, sat, and closed my eyes.  I rested in the sound of many shuffling steps and bulky coats, a pile … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

In the Silent Hours of the Night, Bless the Lord

It’s 3 a.m. and there is a sliver of a moon outside.  It is so quiet.  I’ve taken to enjoying moments like this since I read an article titled “The … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lily that did not Mind Death

In order to walk to class, I tumble through a tangled garden path and descend the hill behind our house.  The landscape is neglected and precarious, but I have mastered … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roman Thoughts: Bad Pictures of the Pope

I was excited to grab a shot of the new Holy Father at this week’s Wednesday audience.  But the photos did not go so well.  Here the two best shots: … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roman Thoughts: On Confessing in Another Language

I am chaperoning a high school trip to Rome this week.  First, let me say how wonderful it is to see teenagers phoneless and agape. Anyway. The first church we … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Treat a Woman (You’re Working With)

I posted this a couple years ago.  It has come to mind recently as I grit my teeth and try to get through the day.  I decided that for men … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pope Culture

I have adopted a cardinal of my very own, Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko of Poland. It’s a big responsibility, but I think I’m ready.  I will pray for him during the … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Living Water

“Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions,” says George Carlin, “is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body.”  And yet we try. It’s not that … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

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