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When the Friendly Skies Aren’t So Friendly

Kelly-sikkema-z5gixciegkg-unsplash This past Sunday I was at the Novitiate of the North American Pacific Capuchin Conference (NAPCC), which is located at the grounds of San Lorenzo Seminary in beautiful Santa ...

God’s Initiative and Our Response

Clouds Exodus 3:1-6, 9-12; Matthew 11:25-27 Our readings today speak of revelation.  In our first reading, God reveals himself to Moses through a burning bush.  In our ...

Semana Eucarística: Una Experiencia de Fe y el Poder del Pueblo

Josh-applegate-wf37u9u8l0q-unsplash We’re in the midst of our Semana Eucarística (Eucharistic Week) here at St. Clare of Montefalco Parish in Chicago.  Each evening we have a three-hour service ...

What Makes a Great Nation?

Wash-monument Isaiah 58:6-11; Matthew 25:31-46 Earlier this week, people here in Chicago and throughout the country gathered to watch the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in its World Cup ...