Thanksgiving Day 2019

…a day set aside to thank God for the gifts of creation given to sustain and delight all those who humbly participate in its goodness.

The Feast of the Holy Innocents December 28

The feast of the Holy Innocents falls on the fourth day of Christmas. Of the four gospels, only the Gospel of Matthew (2:1-18) records this appalling story…

Week 6 / Women and Hunger

“Invest in the women” he said without reservation, “it’s by far the best bang for your buck…”

Week 4 / Climate Change And Natural Disasters

I’m often astonished by the kinds of comments I read on blogs and news reports from those who insist that chronic poverty is most commonly the fault of the people who are suffering the most…

Week 3 / The Real Cost of Food

“The balance between what the farmers produce and what we all use for food, feed and biofuels is becoming precarious…”


I’m approaching the second week of my coffee fast and the headaches are now less intense and usually go away with a bit of caffeinated tea. Egad! I didn’t think it’d take quite this long for my body to adjust…

Helping Haiti

A few ideas of how to help Haiti…