Jesus’ Faithfulness

A while ago I was visiting a parish nearby that is largely Hispanic. They were having their parish fiestas, and so there was music, a variety of activities and celebrations, and of course, food. I stopped by the food stands with a friend and we loaded up our plates. Then we turned around and started…

You’ve Already Got It

Last week I was going to make a gift for a friend who had a very special occasion. Being on a low budget these days, I remembered that I already had an unused glass lantern that I could use to make something memorable for the event. It would work well with the theme of the…

God Gives the Reward First

I was in the village Chontal in Ecuador just before Christmastime last year, and one of the reasons for going this time was to bring bracelet gifts for the children there that had been made by some generous people back in Boston. Chontal is the place where the church was built that I had funded…