When I was a child, I passed my beginner’s swimming test twice and decided to rest on my laurels. I was content to dog paddle...

For some reason, my heart keeps returning to a story one of my sisters in the community recently recounted. When she was tiny, her father...

MH England Recently a friend shared the devastation of losing his beloved wife. He spoke movingly of the waves of grief, loneliness, desolation. Initially he couldn’t...

There is one gospel passage that I fought with from my first encounter. It comes after St. Paul described his anguish over the thorn in...

Disaster! That’s what I thought as 10,000 of us began the closing procession of the Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool. It had been a glorious three days,...

About a year and a half ago, we were burgled. A man walked in our front door, up three flights of stairs, past the kitchen...