Last week, Deacon Presberry wrote about how “Church isn’t out for summer”. It does have seasons – liturgical seasons. And just like we gear up for sprinklers and strawberries in the summer and snow shovels and hot cocoa in the winter, we can prepare for the Church seasons of fasting and feasting through intentional liturgical living.
About Johanna Coughlin
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Entries by Johanna Coughlin
Rapid advancements in perinatal testing equip families with information about their newest members as they prepare to welcome them. This information can be so valuable for families to prepare their hearts and homes for children with special needs or to prepare emotionally for what might be a short time with their children. Imagine the range […]
When we think of “welcome” as a mission priority, what comes to mind? A user-friendly website? Parking attendants? A family-friendly Sunday experience? Yes, yes, and YES!
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton reflected on a moment of leisure: “I set off into the woods and soon found an outlet in a meadow; and a chestnut tree with rich moss underneath and a warm sun overhead. Here, then, was a sweet bed. The air still, a clear blue vault above – the numberless sounds […]
“Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved, and forgiven.” Pope Francis. We are a Church of mercy. Does the young mother who feels as if she has committed the unforgivable sin know that? Does the father who did not stand by the mother of his child […]