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Lenten Lectio: Reflection on Psalm 22:23-31

All of you who revere the Lord—praise him!
All of you who are Jacob’s descendants—honor him!
All of you who are all Israel’s offspring—stand in awe of him!

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Washing the Feet of the Homeless

Teaching our children to be humble by role modeling selfless service.

Humility has always been a huge blind spot for me. For example, I never really knew the exact definition of humility, but I was too proud to look it up. 1,054 more words


St. Francis Hospital, Hartford PD hold active shooter drill

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Medical officials at St. Francis hospital teamed up with Hartford police department today to run through a practice scenario of an active shooter situation. 181 more words


What is He Doing?

For the two of you who were worried, I’m still here, just temporarily slowed by studying, final exams, and a retreat at an Austrian Cistercian monastery. 1,293 more words

Umbria Part 2 With Hank and Ellen!

OOOOOPS – the berry on the tree fell to the ground a wee bit early!  I hit “publish” on Hank’s story before I realized the rest was flying about cyberspace reading out to me.   426 more words

Stops Along The Journey - Sites Off The Tourist Track


Assisi looks like it came out of a movie. A small little town built on the top of a hill, it is probably one of the most picturesque places that we have visited yet. 595 more words


The Prayer of St. Francis

I’m a bit obsessed with St. Francis of Assisi, and it all started with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  That’s normal, right?

In the season six finale (which is SO GREAT and I will definitely write about at some point), Sarah McLachlan sings, “The Prayer of St. 148 more words