Monthly Archives: November 2012


We have a few nativity scenes at our house. We received a very traditional scene as a wedding gift. We have a “child friendly” version that the kids set up each year, often adding friends like Barbie and Star Wars …

Categories: eJourney |

Vocational Prayer

Loving God, You have called me to life And gifted me in many ways. Help me to become all You desire of me. Lead me to choose the path of life You have planned for me. Open my heart to …

Categories: Weekly Prayer-Quench Spiritual Thirst |

November 2012

Open publication – Free publishing – More columban

Categories: Magazine |

Celebrate Thanksgiving

My sister Diane celebrates Thanksgiving by naming a specific thing that she is thankful for each day of the month of November. I like that idea. There are at least 30 things to be grateful for in 2012. A childhood …

Categories: Weekly Prayer |

My Time Building Bridges as a CCAO Volunteer

My two-month engagement at the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach (CCAO) has been quite beneficial to my faith life.  Not only did I get to learn and know more about the missionary spirit of the Columban fathers, but CCAO …

Categories: Intern Blog, Mission |

A Privilege to Serve

Many of the ideas for this column come during the time when I am visiting other Columbans in the U.S. and sometimes when I’m on an airplane at 39,000 feet! Every summer Columbans are invited to parishes in dioceses throughout …

Categories: regional-director |

Jesus Loves Me and You, Too

Being With Others I used to see him every day in the street as I passed him on my way to our center, the Community of Hope. At first I did not realize who he was, but after he came …

Categories: Magazine Archive |

Two Steps towards a DREAM

When I sit in class at my university, I think about how lucky I am to be able to pursue my interests and studies. I realize how fortunate I am to have the opportunity to call myself a college graduate …

Categories: Intern Blog, Migration |

Prayer for Discernment

Father in Heaven, I know you love me And are calling me to Choose Life! But sometimes I am overwhelmed by the thought of my future. It’s scary Help me to listen to your call in all the ways you …

Categories: Weekly Prayer |

Prayer to Follow the Call of Christ

Lord, I thank you for the gifts you have given me, Especially for life, love, family and friends. Help me to know myself better and to know my talents, As I pray, study and decide on my life’s work. Help …

Categories: Weekly Prayer-Quench Spiritual Thirst |