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Turning challenges into prayerful sacrifice Print
Everyday Faith

Everyday Faith column by Julianne Nornberg

My children and I went strawberry picking today.

The field was damp and muddy, but the air was cool and delicious between rainstorms.

"Is this one okay to pick?" my youngest son asked, holding up a red strawberry that was white on one side.

Millennials, Jordan Peterson, and what matters Print
Word on Fire

Recently, I gave a presentation at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Spring Meeting in Baltimore. My topic was what I identified as the second greatest crisis facing the Church today -- namely, the massive attrition of our own people, especially the young. I trust that the first -- around which most of our discussions that week revolved -- is obvious to everyone.

‘Why keep doing it?’ Print
On His Time

The eight-year won/loss record reads 19 wins, 40 losses, and five ties -- a winning percentage of .322

As a note, by the time this column goes to press, one of those totals will be one number higher, hopefully in the win column.

In most major sports, those numbers would necessitate sweeping personnel and management changes, but not here -- the wins and losses aren't what's important.