Saving Saints: Saint Jude Thaddaeus

Story time: I have a friend, John, who was telling me the other day that he is at a challenging bump in his life right now. He listed one difficult scenario after another-- a loved one who has cancer, a possible loss of a scholarship, his own chronic illness. Somehow, above all of these harsh … Continue reading Saving Saints: Saint Jude Thaddaeus

Adonai: Fiat

“So Mary said, ‘Yes, I am a servant of the Lord; let this happen to me according to your word.’ Then the angel departed from her.” -Luke 1:38 And there it is, Mary’s yes, also known as the Fiat. Each Christian is called to say “yes” to Christ, but do we really always understand what … Continue reading Adonai: Fiat

Adonai: Novenas

Prayer can be so monotonous. Most of the time, I get the results for which I am looking, but other times, I find saying yet another “Our Father” boring and bland. The purpose is technically accomplished, and God hears the prayers, but if we are honest with ourselves, we can get so easily distracted when … Continue reading Adonai: Novenas