Everyday Faith

Fortnight for Freedom

Tomorrow, June 21st, begins a two-week period that the US Bishops have called the “Fortnight for Freedom.” During this period there will be rallies, gatherings, and parish priests will be making homilies dedicated to understanding the issue of religious freedom that is currently under attack by the current administration. Just in case you haven’t heard, let me give you a quick synopsis: (more…)

Our Grocery Store Good Samaritan: Making a connection between everyday life and our Catholic faith

Last Thursday, the kids and I went to the grocery store to pick up a few things we had forgotten on our previous shopping adventure. During the checkout process, the groceries ended up in a different cart, which left no room for the kids. As I struggled to corral two shopping carts, a man and his young son approached us and offered to help. I gladly accepted. As we pushed the carts out to the truck, I explained to my kiddos that the man and his son were our Good Samaritans that day, that they saw we needed help and decided to do something about it. We were all very thankful and expressed our gratitude to the man and his son with great enthusiasm. (more…)