Angels at Work for Jesus and Us

This has been a week of celebrating angels: September 29, Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael; and October 2, our guardian angels. Science cannot prove that angels exist. Neither can it prove that they don’t exist. Believing in angels is a matter of faith. As Catholics, we accept the Church’s word that there are angels in…

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Serendipities: Coincidence or God’s Finger

Last week a strange thing happened. My novel The Book of Ruth: A Tale of Great Loves had just come out. At our provincial center we sign up to do the Mass readings. For the Friday reading someone had erased her name, and no one signed to replace her. Although I had recently read, I…

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Trust in the Time of Pandemic

Some time ago a friend gave me this little bird along with the scripture verse “Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feed them. Are you not you more important than they?” (Matthew 6:26) The bird sits next to my…

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