By Sr. Mary Garascia

 It was nearly Christmas a few years ago, and I was visiting people at a community meal, part of our parish’s family faith formation program. At one table there was a young Dad with his eight-year-old daughter. 

Read more: The Incarnation reveals both intimacy and vastness of God’s love for us

By Sr. Mary Garascia, C.P.P.S.

 The Noah’s Ark story, says Franciscan Richard Rohr, has an element most people never notice: after the animals enter the ark, God closes them in together (Gen 7:16)-- God puts all the natural animosities, all the opposites together, and holds them in one place.

Read more: Carrying our darknesses as we walk to the light

By Sr. Mary Garascia, C.P.P.S.

 June 11, Trinity Sunday, is a solemn Feast Day in our liturgical calendar. What this doctrine of Trinity means is very difficult to say! Theologian Elizabeth Johnson says that the

Read more: The Holy Trinity – from abstract concept to lived reality

By Sr. Mary Garascia

 May is the month when we remember our mothers on Mother’s Day (May 14) and when we remember our war dead on Memorial Day (May 31st). For us Catholics, remembering and memorials are part of our faith. Our Eucharist is a memorial. So let’s explore this word memorial a bit more!

Read more: Memorials help us promote a more God-filled culture

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