Remembering and Thanking

Harvest festivals thanking God for favors received are common among all cultures and religions. Ritual feasts of thanksgiving to Yahweh were a vital part of the Israelite religion, which had two thanksgiving festival periods, one in the spring and one in the fall. The Catholic Church has never had a feast dedicated to thanksgiving – … More Remembering and Thanking

Radical Discipleship

In the Spiritual Legacy group at my church, we are using Ronald Rolheiser’s book, Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity (Image, 2014) as a guide on our spiritual journeys. Rolheiser describes three stages of the journey: Essential discipleship: the struggle to get our lives together Mature discipleship: the struggle to … More Radical Discipleship