Month: July 2016

Love Alone

  “You will find out that Charity is a heavy burden to carry, heavier than the kettle of soup and the full basket. But you will keep your gentleness and your smile. It is not enough to give soup and bread. This the rich can do. You are the servant of the poor, always smiling …

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Slowing Down

We recently had a new priest assigned to our parish. Amidst the changes inherent to having a new priest, I watched my three new altar-servers-in-training bravely negotiate the changes with the finesse of a ship sailing through calm sees. The biggest change is simply the emphasis on slowing down and being mindful in their service …

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