Some demons are harder to expel than others! Jesus understood this and taught his disciples when they struggled to exorcize a mute spirit from a young boy. "This kind," Jesus said, "cannot be driven out by anything except prayer and fasting." (Mark 9:29) Some demons...read more >
"We have a really vital parish, just look at how many ministries there are!" I have heard this declaration countless times over the last twenty years as a parish mission leader, speaker, consultant, evangelization trainer, and diocesan employee. On the one hand, I'm...read more >
The heart of the Good News is freedom. Do we have the courage to surrender ourselves to the Lord and begin to live in that freedom?
"Mirror mirror on the wall . . ." That's the beginning of one of the most well-known phrases from one of the most well-known European fairy tales. The Wicked Queen who utters this commanding question ("Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?")...read more >