Tag Archives: Lifestyles

Waste Not, Want Not

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about volunteering and parish life, here is a snippet of Pope Benedict’s Sunday Angelus on gifts and talents: “God summons every man to life and bestows on him a talent, while entrusting him … Continue reading

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Freely You Have Received, So Freely You Shall Give

The Holy Father met with European volunteer workers on Friday. The meeting was organized by the Vatican dicastery that organizes the Pope’s charitable activities, the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (one heart). Pope Benedict expressed his gratitude for the work that … Continue reading

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To Know as I am Known

Today’s Gospel reading is from John 4:5-42 – the woman at the well. The Samaritan woman encounters Jesus at mid-day as she arrives to gather water. The timing of her arrival is unusual: it is the noon, and the hottest … Continue reading

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