O God, deliver me from the sin that I so desire to detest more. It subtly ensnares me without my knowledge. I wander toward sin mechanically without thinking. I know not till after how I have offended my brothers and sisters and you, O dearest Father. Give me wisdom, O Lord, to know myself and my … [Read more...] about Root out my sin!
Here's a brief introduction, although I'll let most of these Offerings speak for themselves. You might say each entry is like a flicker of a flame, and the Journal as a whole gives the full light. May these brief words enkindle a fuller flame in each of us. I will choose entries as God leads … [Read more...] about Let me suffer
It may be helpful to have a private devotional routine, but Morning and Evening Prayer isn't one of them. Herein lies it's beauty. The Daily Office of Morning and Evening Prayer is a prayer of the Church, so even if you say it alone, you are engaging in public prayer that isn't just for you but … [Read more...] about The prayer that’s never private
I was thinking about how to encapsulate our new spiritual focus in Eastertide, and what kept coming to mind is nothing much has changed. Yes, some things have changed. We're taking time to feast and relaxing Lenten disciplines. When we die to certain privileges during Lent and get them back in … [Read more...] about Easter focus
Dear Parishioners and Friends, Good business leaders and saints have something in common: they learn to be proactive rather than reactive. Business leaders anticipate the market by studying forecasts, while saints prepare for God's call by studying Scripture. The angel Gabriel told the Blessed … [Read more...] about Anticipating the call