Nov 13, 2020

Giving Thanks even in the Mess

Giving Thanks even in the Mess

Thanksgiving embodies the idyllic family feast, at least for us here in America. Our literature, movies, television shows, and commercials (!) all pick up the theme: Thanksgiving is for family. Even our statistical data

Dec 20, 2018

Anticipating Christmas

Anticipating Christmas

In November 1971 Carly Simon released her second studio album, which was titled Anticipation. The title track of that album soared to number 3 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, and the following

Oct 6, 2017

Learning to Savor Sundays in Catholic Digest Magazine

Learning to Savor Sundays in Catholic Digest Magazine

[September kicked off a new endeavor for me… a monthly column in Catholic Digest [http://www.catholicdigest.com/family/savoring-sundays/learning-savor-sundays/] Magazine [http://www.catholicdigest.com/family/savoring-sundays/learning-savor-sundays/] called Savoring [http://www.

Jul 14, 2017

Creole Tomato Jam Recipe

Creole Tomato Jam Recipe

I shared this recipe this morning on the Wake Up! [http://www.catholiccommunityradio.org/]show on Catholic Community Radio [http://www.catholiccommunityradio.org/]. It’s not my recipe. I just happened to come

Apr 10, 2017

Holy Thursday and the Lamb of God

Holy Thursday and the Lamb of God

“Behold the Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world…” If you are a regular Mass-goer, the words above should sound familiar to you. At the beginning of the Communion

Mar 5, 2017

Finding God Around the Table

Finding God Around the Table

Do you see the common thread in these scenarios? 1) A cocktail hour before a business dinner. 2) The home-cooked meal that Mom whipped up in between the after-school pick-up line and soccer

Oct 13, 2016

Finding Peace through Catholic Mindfulness

Finding Peace through Catholic Mindfulness

Dr. Gregory Bottaro [http://catholicpsych.com/] of the Catholic Psych Institute [http://catholicpsych.com/] joins me today to talk about Catholic Mindfulness [http://catholicmindfulness.teachable.com/p/catholic-mindfulness/?affcode=76310_02ppxb5m] and a