Oh, No You Didn’t

Oh, No You Didn’t

*Warning: This post includes a rant and a firm stance on a soapbox. You have been warned.* If you ever want to get my goat, all you need to do is say something like, “Well, they’re just children.  They can’t be expected to care about their faith.” Um, excuse me?  Did...
Miss Dependent

Miss Dependent

Dependence is often considered a vice in our society. People are dependent on drugs, on alcohol, on the government, on technology, on their parents. Why are we so quick to desire independence? Teenagers can’t wait to turn sixteen to be able to drive or then to...
A Sign Unto Our Generation

A Sign Unto Our Generation

I recently started reading the daily readings and discussing them each night with my husband. While it started as a Lenten observance and a way to have some sort of intellectual discussion after the kids are in bed rather than just turning on the TV and tuning out, it...
Triumphs and Failures

Triumphs and Failures

Has anyone else completely failed at Lent already? (hand raised emoji) I’ve been at this Christian thing, pretty intensely, for almost ten years. And I’ve never not failed at Lent. Every year begins the same: I think of the myriad of ways that I want to be...
Clear Path of Discipleship

Clear Path of Discipleship

The primary mission of our parish – building a church of missionary disciples by preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ and reaching the poor – has led us to articulate this vision: to Encounter, to Grow, and to Serve. In working to include all persons and...