Ash Wednesday

Today we recognize the beginning of the Lenten season together with the entire Church throughout the world. The Church reminds…

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Checking Expectations: Part II

Let’s continue our conversation on expectations. Remember Part 1? #SpaghettiSquash vs. #SteakAndStout? We explored what could happen when we change…

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Checking Expectations: Part I

Our contentment and creativity is centered around—either perceived or unconscious—expectations. Jeff, my husband, is fine with spaghetti squash for dinner…

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Celebrating Rural Life Across the Country

During the same week in September, Catholic Rural Life took part in two different Rural Life Celebrations. I attended a…

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Unpacking the Convocation: Unity Amidst Diversity

The purpose of the USCCB’s Convocation of Catholic Leaders this year, was to reflect on Pope Francis’ challenging letter, Evangelii…

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Can I Have A Little Help From My Friends?

A couple of weekends ago, I moved into a new apartment. I had asked my group of friends if they…

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Life, community and culture: FFE Milan themes echoed at Expo2015

This blog post originally appeared at the dedicated Faith, Food & the Environment website. Check it out for more content, including a…

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