My calendar page for October 2020: Realistically, we may have good cause to be pessimistic about some things, but pessimism must never degenerate into hopelessness, because hope is simply a nonnegotiable for Christians. (Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp)

Taking a Break

“What makes me laugh?” “What brings me joy?” I asked myself these questions this morning and realized that while I could easily answer the second question, it was more difficult with the first. Moreover, I could not remember that last time that I laughed — really laughed. So, dear readers, I am taking a break … More Taking a Break

In Every Age

Fill us at daybreak with your kindness, that we may shout for joy and gladness all our days. (Psalm 90: 14) The response to the first reading in today’s liturgy is Psalm 90, a communal lament that contrasts God’s eternity with the brevity of human life. The psalm is appropriate today as a reminder that … More In Every Age