Melchize-WHO?

The Catholic lectionary readings for June 23 contain so much good stuff. I wrote about them on the Ignatian Solidarity Network's Rise Up reflections. And here's what I didn't have room for... People are more valuable than money. Yet mainstream American culture fights to the death to make us believe that wealth is located in …

Ash Wednesday

I remember Ash Wednesdays. Ash Wednesday 2002 when I heard the best homily by Father Rob Marsh, SJ. Ash Wednesday 2005, when I had juuuuust starting dating the man who would become my dear husband. That day, the second reading stood out to me the most: "Behold, now is a very acceptable time;behold, now is …