Vocation

A guest post by Claire Bischoff in reflection of this week’s Gospel Matthew 25:14-30 What do you think are the world’s great hungers? What brings you deep gladness? At my high school, one day each year was set aside for “Vocations Day,” when priests, nuns, and brothers came to talk to our religion classes about their lives. …

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“Sandcastles” – SPIRIT Xtra for November 6, 2011

http://youtu.be/Jc_UIUW38ak “Sandcastles,” Kate Voegele, Gravity Happens, Communikate, Inc. Gospel Reflection: Sunday’s gospel shows us the wisdom of being prepared not only for the return of Jesus but for our day-to-day responsibilities as well.  “Sandcastles” is a song about the struggle to make wise choices for one’s life. Key Lines: I got these wornout red boots …

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Violence and Human Dignity

How do you define violence? What violence are you exposed to in your community? Guest Post from Claire Bishoff in reflection of Matthew 22:34-40   Until very recently, I did not think much about violence. I was confident that my only exposure to it came through the occasional act of violence I saw in a movie …

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