For the past several years, one mainstay of my Lenten devotionals has been the fine resources created by Catholic Relief Services' CRS Rice Bowl program. It's very easy for me to recommend Rice Bowl because I have seen firsthand the work done around the world that is undertaken via our small Lenten … [Read more...] about Who Are Your “Innkeepers”?
In a week when the ferocity of nature has been on display and our prayers pour toward Houston and its environs, it feels especially important to pause today for reflection on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Instituted in 2015 by Pope Francis in fellowship with the already … [Read more...] about Embracing Greater Simplicity on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
I was very honored to participate in a special project being shared this week by Catholic Relief Services' CRS Rice Bowl program. Their Stations of the Cross retreat features one-minute video reflections on each of the stations by Catholic leaders such as Fr. James Martin, Cardinal O’Malley, Bishop … [Read more...] about CRS Rice Bowl Stations a Beautiful Holy Week Retreat
It was a true delight to be a part of this project created by Catholic Relief Services! CST 101 is a collaborative 7-part video series presented by the USCCB and Catholic Relief Services on Catholic Social Teaching. Learn from Lisa Hendey, Msgr. Ray East, and Jonathan Reyes as they discuss the call … [Read more...] about CST 101: Call to Family, Community and Participation
As we embark on the Year of Mercy, I'm very happy to be a small part of a special project recently created by Catholic Relief Services. This summer, while in New York, I did some filming that yielded a few different projects, including this brief look at what "mercy" means to … [Read more...] about CRS Opens Year of Mercy with Resources