The Benediction: The Lost Art of Blessing God’s People

I remember many a bulletin as a child in which the service order was printed line for line, item for item, song for song. I particularly remember a funny word at the very end of the service: the benediction. But what in the world is it?

Ordinary Time, Ordinary Means

We find ourselves today not crossing seas on dry land, raising the dead, or calling fire down from Heaven; but living seemingly normal, average, and even mundane lives. How ordinary.

Why did God Become a Man? Part I- To Share in our Suffering

Christmas is a time for joy, a time for happiness, a time when we celebrate light and life. We celebrate the wonder of the Son of God who became a man in the form of a little baby. We commemorate the birth of the Savior with quaint displays of Mary and Joseph huddling over the … Continue reading Why did God Become a Man? Part I- To Share in our Suffering