Holy Week: Time To Begin Again

There is a story about my patron and favorite saint, the great female doctor of the Church, Teresa of Avila, and it’s centered on her encouraging her fellow Carmelites after they received the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The story goes that … Continue reading

Tuscany: God’s Country

The cliché “God’s Country” isn’t normally associated with a great place to visit. But it takes on an entirely different meaning under the Tuscan sun. This truly is God’s country, because there is no other explanation for the breathtaking and … Continue reading