For All The Saints

For All The Saints

I’m not actually a procrastinator.  Even still, I generally find that my Friday e-blast reflections are rarely completed until… well, later than I would like. Although the deadline for each reflection is always clearly marked on my calendar, the actual writing,...
I Will Pray for You

I Will Pray for You

I am no stranger to large bells.  As a student and a professor, I encountered large bells in the carillons or bell towers of the campuses where I studied or worked. (If you’re ever on the campus of Denison University in Granville, OH, and hear the bells in the tower...
And with fear and trembling stand

And with fear and trembling stand

Last fall, I had the privilege of spending two nights as a guest at St. Rose Convent, the motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Both nights, I kept vigil with the sisters in the adoration chapel during the waning hours...
One of Us

One of Us

I lived in Madison Wisconsin for about twelve years. During that time, I spent seemingly endless hours riding around on the Madison Metro bus system. Typically, I could get to my destination more quickly on my bicycle, but traffic was less terrifying, rain was less...