Thirty Days to Great Abs

I once had the opportunity of meeting a professional physical trainer at a coffee and donuts gathering after Mass. Now, the irony of meeting a professional trainer at coffee and donuts was not lost on me. I did take the opportunity to ask him about his work, and I learned from him. Read more

Mission Matters: September 5, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Pope Francis’s Prayer for Parishes; WINE Conference;  Hurricane relief; Archbishop on DACA; Sharing the Convocation 2017 Read more

Mission Matters: August 29, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Rosary Congress Oct 7-13; Online registration for adult Confirmation; Faith in Focus; Convocation highlight. Read more

Mission Matters: August 22, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Pastoral Staff Day; GIVEN retreats; Heroic priesthood highlighted in WSJ; Encuentro Gathering; Convocation highlight. Read more

Mission Matters: August 15, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Lessons from 5 thriving parishes; Building an engaging community of young adults; World Youth Day Panama 2019; Convocation highlight. Read more

Mission Matters: August 8, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Sharing the Convocation; Encuentro invitation to share; New studies on effects of divorce. Read more

Mission Matters: August 1, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Discernment Tips; Sharing the Orlando Convocation; Adult Confirmation; Upcoming Marriage Events; Workshop for RL Coordinators; CRS challenge; Hollywood highlight. Read more

Mission Matters: July 11, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Convocation videos; Spiritual Exercises; WYD Unite; Article on evangelization and marketing strategies; plus: changes to our blog. Read more

Mission Matters: June 27, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Remembering Brian Johnson; Convocation of Catholic Leaders; Fortnight concludes; plus this Thursday’s blog post. Read more

Locusts & Wild Honey and the Life of the Parish

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.

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Mission Matters: June 20, 2017

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Lead with the Beautiful; Celebrating ordination; Faith of the fathers; plus this Thursday’s blog post. Read more