Keep the Momentum Going After the Conference!

Order Msgr. Renzo Bonetti’s book Signs of Love: Christian Liturgy in the Everyday life of the Family with the conference discount. Better yet, order several and form a reading group to help cultivate greater awareness. Each chapter contains discussion questions to spark conversation and discovery. Details at: EVENTS: THURSDAY MAY 18, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Join [...]

By | Mar 3, 2017|

The “Gifts” of Singleness and Marriage

When we hear the word “gift,” we often think of something we receive. So in 1 Corinthians 7 when Paul says that some Christians have the gift of singleness, and others the gift of marriage, we immediately think of what we get; "I’m married, I get romance!” Or, “I’m single, I get freedom!”  And while [...]

By | Apr 5, 2016|

Rediscovering Our “Holy Orders”

Last January, our Italian friends at Mistero Grande hosted their fifth annual conference in Rome, Italy. There, Don Renzo Bonetti and others expounded on some of the aspects of the sacrament of marriage and how it relates to the mission of the church. One thing that struck me was his emphasis on the historical concept [...]

By | Apr 4, 2016|

The Gospel of Union

We live in a consumer society. For us, life is made up of transactions: the things we earn, the things we buy, the things we have or don’t have. And because of that, we can unconsciously reduce the gospel to a transaction as well. When asked, “What is the basic message of the Christian faith?” [...]

By | Mar 1, 2016|

Amore in Light of National News

Right now, national news is dramatic. Laws about marriage are changing. Stories about racially motivated crimes are surfacing. And the future leadership of our country is again an unknown.  Such seismic events can be disorienting and make us feel powerless. After all, in the face of such enormous issues, what can we do? In times [...]

By | Jul 7, 2015|