Erica Tighe was 26 when she made the leap: She would set out on her own to be a calligrapher. Full time.
Along with many in this country and around the world, I mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, the former first lady who died April 17 at the age of 92. In my few and brief encounters with her, I always found her to be kind and gracious.
It’s not about getting it right, or perfect even; rather, it’s about making forward progress on our journeys.
On the threshold of the 50th anniversary of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae” July 26, we have an opportunity to read and learn from this prophetic document.
Looking back on experiences and all that I learned from the many people and the many jobs I held, I think I get it. God was always with me.
Are we promoting a culture of life? Are we offering a credible witness to our faith as people of peace?
During the month of February, Black HIstory Month, we watched together many movies, some fictional but most factual, that portrayed the stories of individuals who helped to break down racism and discrimination, fight for equal rights, rise to a place of honor and respect in unjust systems and challenged others to be treated with humanness and dignity.
The fourth biennial Catholic Women’s Conference’s 250 attendees enjoyed two keynote speeches as well as prayer, song, lunch and time to peruse 18 booths which featured Christian businesses and ministries.
The church reminds us pornography is not simply a private matter that impacts only the viewer. Pornography harms others, too.
Explorer Ernest Shackleton was vigilant in his effort to keep up morale as he veiled his private worry on his expedition across Antarctica.