USE LESS, SHARE MORE

“[M]ost of the want and suffering we see in our world today originates not from earth’s inability to provide but from our own inability to share….It is because so many of us consume far beyond our needs that a great many of us are left with almost nothing.”

From award-winning geobiologist Hope Moore’s “The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go From Here.”

GOOD THINGS OUT OF NAZARETH

The stock market is melting down, coronavirus is spreading its tentacles, we have in our day “no prince, prophet, or leader, no burnt offering, sacrifice, oblation, or incense, no place to offer first fruits, to find favor with you”…(Daniel 3:38). Yesterday morning on my way to Mass I pulled over to the curb in front of the […]

MISADVENTURES AT MISSION SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA

MISSION SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA

I’m always whining how I want quiet: well! My first night there I was totally alone. Not only was I the only retreatant; there wasn’t even a caretaker on-site. My room was located in a wing of former monks’ cells and once the sun set, the hallway looked and felt exactly like a set from the Jack-Nicholson-goes-mad movie The Shining. Since the bathroom was down the hall, this made night-time quite exciting.