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Archive - August 2013

Healing the Mystical Body

Healing the Mystical Body

Yesterday I was invited to a Facebook event “Fasting for Angela DiLaura’s Healing.” If you lived with me, you would not need much of an explanation as to why people would want Angela DiLaura to be healed. I had the grace to live in the same house as...

My Mission at Home

My Mission at Home

It’s been just over a month since I arrived in Haiti for my summer mission trips. I would go back in a heartbeat! At the beginning of the mission, Father reminded all of the missionaries, “don’t give your cross away, you will find that you will need...

Be prepared

Be prepared

“Let us go forward in peace, our eyes upon heaven, the only one goal of our labors.” — St. Therese of Lisieux There is a finish line. Personally, I am straining forward, running each day as if I were to meet Christ today…trying to...

Learning to love the loss

Learning to love the loss

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed...

Prayers requested for a friend

Prayers requested for a friend

Angela DiLaura, the Everest graduate who wrote on Regnum Christi Live about her trip to the Holy Land last spring, was hit by a car while riding her bike yesterday and is in the hospital.  She underwent brain surgery today and is facing a difficult...

Whiskered thighs?

Whiskered thighs?

Nobody is going to mistake me for a fashion trendsetter.
Most of the clothes I wear have been in the rotation for years. But I try my best to keep them clean, repaired and at least somewhat coordinated.
Some folks probably think I’m wasting my time.