Letting Go

A man wandered too close to the edge of a cliff and slipped over the edge. Fortunately, he was able to grab a tree growing out of the rock, saving him from a fall to certain death. Unfortunately, it was all he could do to hang on, and it was only a matter of timeContinue reading “Letting Go”

Letting Go

Alan had a deep love for Jesus, and he wanted others to know Him, too. Soon after joining the Catholic student ministry at the university, he sought out other students to help him start a retreat program. Alan invited these leaders to go with him on retreat at another college so they, too, could haveContinue reading “Letting Go”

Are You Ready to Drop Your Net?

You’re standing in the narthex at your church when someone asks you to join a weekly Bible study? What’s the first thing that crosses your mind? Vincent de Paul needs volunteers to help move items for the poor this next weekend. Do you consider how you can rearrange your schedule and pitch in, or doContinue reading “Are You Ready to Drop Your Net?”

Conversion 101: Surrender

St. Teresa of Calcutta first came to India at the age of eighteen as a postulant with the Loreto Sisters. On her arrival, she was struck by the poverty and the suffering of the native people. She began teaching in the Loreto convent school and later became headmistress. Her love for the poor was evidentContinue reading “Conversion 101: Surrender”