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Posts Tagged ‘faith-sharing’



Catholics and the Bible

When television was still a novelty, we would watch almost anything just because it was on.   In the early 1950s, for instance, when I was only about ten years old, I watched Life Begins at 80, on which a panel of four octogenarians would answer questions mailed in by viewers.   On another ...
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Five Things Not To Do This Lent / Cinco cosas que no se deben hacer en Cuaresma

I have always loved the season of Lent. For me, it is a time to refocus on God and get my life in right order. As a child I thought Lent was about giving up things like candy and fighting with my sister, Mary. I have come to realize ...
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Miracle of Healing and Reconciliation

In April 1994, President Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda and President Cyprian Ntayamira of Burundi were assassinated when their plane was shot down near the Rwandan capital of Kigali. The incident was followed by a wave of genocide during which the Hutus slaughtered the Tutsis. The month that followed was brutal ...
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“Be Still and Know That I Am God”

Do you ever feel that God may not hear your prayers? Do you think that there are so many other things God has to take care of that He may not be listening? We have all heard the story in Luke’s Gospel of the man who was so persistent that ...
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Church of the People

South Africans will tell you, “We are not called the Rainbow Nation for nothing,” and it is definitely the most diverse country I’ve ever visited. Although English is generally understood across the country, it ranks only fifth out of the official eleven home languages. There are also several other languages ...
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Rainbow Nation

My latest RENEW assignment has taken me to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. It is a stunning winter day, with bright sunshine following a chilly, starry night. Yes, it does get cold, very cold in Africa! In fact, the day I arrived we had a hailstorm. On the 18th of ...
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