In a church, your fundraisers should do more than bring in money! They should teach your values. We used a Monks Bread fundraiser to buy kid-sized furniture.
This morning, I got to read one of my favorite verses in scripture. The first reading is from Acts 15, when the early Christian communities have gathered in Jerusalem to deal with one of the biggest controversies in the early Church. As you may have figured out by now, I love to study controversy, and... Continue Reading →
Confession: This summer, I became known as "the underwear lady." Quick links: CSSJ Federation Event 2016, Event Banquet Video, Esperanza Threads, PACT women's apparel, Fundraise with Spreadshirt, CIW's Fair Food Shirts, Cruelty Free Clothing Guide Picture this: 700 people at round tables in a banquet room in Orlando, Florida. The tables are tastefully decorated with white... Continue Reading →
Hough's ashes were a symptom of a greater social wound. How can Ferguson's suffering lead to treatment and new life?
This post is in memory of Kathleen Bahlinger, CSJ who just shocked the community with her sudden passing while in active, great health at the age of 75. I had the pleasure of meeting Sr Kathleen during a visit to New Orleans in March for the amazing 2013 COABE National Conference. One of my life... Continue Reading →
Les Miserables is more than just a movie! Some snippets of what Victor Hugo had to say about the Papal Conclave, prison, and education.