The Cross: Path to Resurrection

The Cross: Path to Resurrection

It was the path Jesus embarked upon and it is the path that we too must embrace as we enter into these final days of Lent. I’m sure many of you remember Paul DiBacco. Paul was a faithful member of St. Brendan, a member of the Liturgy Committee and did much good in the...
Relationship

Relationship

On Holy Thursday, when Jesus said, This is my body, was he referring only to the ordinary bread on the ordinary table in front of him? Father Richard Rohr, in his book The Universal Christ, believes that Jesus “was … speaking about the whole universe, about every...
Lenten Series Part 3: How to Pray

Lenten Series Part 3: How to Pray

While we may acknowledge a need and desire for prayer within ourselves, sometimes, praying itself is a challenge. Finding the time and space –let alone quiet– can be a task in itself, not to mention cultivating focus and connection. “There is no bad...
Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Good Friday is a unique time for us to draw closer to God, in both Jesus’s human suffering and God’s infinite mercy. We invite you to use the three reflections and accompanying music/poetry below to grow deeper in holiness today.
Lenten Reflection: On the Day at Hand, From Sunrise to Sunset

Lenten Reflection: On the Day at Hand, From Sunrise to Sunset

This post was written by Dominican Sister of Hope Monica Socinski, O.P.. All photos were taken by Sister Monica Socinski. When one grows up in the Green Mountains of Vermont, it is difficult to view the expanse of a sunrise  or a sunset. There is only a narrow...
Lenten Series Part 2: A Meditation on Almsgiving

Lenten Series Part 2: A Meditation on Almsgiving

It’s easy to donate money. The basket gets passed around at church, we receive ‘asks’ via mail and email, we even get hounded when we turn on the radio. If you don’t have a favorite charity already, it’s not hard to find one. The real...