Blessings to you this St. Brigid’s Day

... and happy spring as well! Yes, St. Brigid's Day marks the beginning of Spring in the Celtic tradition. For further information on St. Brigid, her day, her prayers may I suggest the following links: http://www.catholicireland.net/st-brigid/ http://www.minogue.com/brigid/prayer.php http://abbeyofthearts.com/blog/2016/01/31/18619/ St. Brigid, [...]

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Welcome Back!

I hope that this new academic year is filled with good things for all of our students, faculty, and staff.  Learning is exciting and exhausting. Some days everything [...]

Happy Summer

Summer is always filled with expectations -- maybe we remember the long summer vacations of childhood and hope that we'll feel that sense of freedom this summer.  Maybe we [...]

More Thoughts on Human Trafficking

May 11, 2012A diverse group of about 25 -- students, faculty, and staff joined together on Tuesday, May 8th to learn more about Trafficking.  We learned about local Human [...]

President Obama’s Easter Message

(Easter) is an opportunity for us to reflect on the triumph of the resurrection, and to give thanks for the all-important gift of grace. And for me, and I'm sure for some of [...]

Lent

This Wednesday Christians begin the season of Lent. The word "Lent" actually means springtime. Growing up I always thought that had to do with the season -- since Lent comes [...]

Spring?

We've been blessed with amazing weather these last few days -- today not so much. It seems like life is often that way -- we have times where all seems to go well, the sun is [...]

New Discoveries

I just finished two weeks of residency for my Doctor of Ministry program at WTU in Washington DC. The time was filled with readings, classes, discussions, and enjoying the [...]

New Year Greetings

2012, remember when that date seemed a life-time away? Well it is here, so now what?Each new year brings with it the opporutnity for us to take stalk of our lives and to [...]

Almost Here

The Christmas Season causes mixed feelings for many people. For Christians it is the high festival of the year -- the celebration of God loving humanity so much that God [...]

Advent Waiting

We wait all the time. We wait in line, we wait for test results, we wait for planes, we wait at traffic lights, we wait for children to get ready for school, we wait, we wait, [...]