Advent Reflection: Finding God in the Emptiness

Advent is a season of remembering a great act of love, God becoming human.  Our Advent series on the Into the Deep blog is called, "Advent;  Love Like God". I am excited to join Becky Eldredge and friends as we reflect on the ways God’s love is made manifest in the lives of ordinary people, like you and… Continue reading Advent Reflection: Finding God in the Emptiness

Uniquely Created: Called and Sent for Mission

I am excited to join Becky Eldredge and friends as a regular contributor to the blog “Into the Deep: Exploring Ignatian Spirituality through the Voices of Women”. This month’s blog series focuses on the ways each of us are uniquely created - formed by God, each with unique gifts, to fulfill the need for love in the… Continue reading Uniquely Created: Called and Sent for Mission

30 Days of Silence: If You Never Get Lost, You Never Get Found

Today is the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.  Ignatius was a great spiritual pilgrim, and his path to following Jesus is well documented in his Spiritual Exercises.  I am grateful for so many people, men and women, lay and religious, Jesuit and others – who have been… Continue reading 30 Days of Silence: If You Never Get Lost, You Never Get Found

Reflections on Recording the Audio Book

A mysterious package arrived this week from Franciscan Media (formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press).  I’m always happy to receive a package in the mail, but until I tore it open, I had no idea what might be inside.  Much to my delight, the box contained two complimentary copies of the audiobook of Party of One! … Continue reading Reflections on Recording the Audio Book

In memory of Barbara Bowe, RSCJ

One week ago, the Catholic community lost an important teacher, mentor, and biblical scholar.  Sr. Barbara Bowe, RSCJ returned home to God last Sunday, March 14, 2010.  I knew Barbara as professor, advisor, and travel companion.  A kind spirit with a sharp intellect and a deep love for sacred scripture, Barbara was a genuine teacher… Continue reading In memory of Barbara Bowe, RSCJ