Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31

GCU’s Ecological Community

cardinal

As I write this post, it is a bright, cold winter day.  Just outside my office window, I am enjoying a constant stream of birds at my birdfeeder.  Today’s most abundant visitors include bright Cardinals, formally dressed Northern Juncos and lively Carolina Chickadees.  I especially enjoyed the intricate design of blue, white and black on …

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Jan 24

Spiritual Wisdom from the Athletic Field

football

The high holy day of sports is coming up on February 2nd:  the Super Bowl!  Like most Americans, I’ll be glued to the TV set to watch this year’s match between the Broncos and the Seahawks.  (Well, once the 5 PM Mass is over, of course!) I am reminded that Sports are such an important …

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Jan 09

Come! Get on!

bus

On January 8th, a priest by the name of Fr. Fabian Baez was in Rome and wanted to see Pope Francis.  The priest found himself in a crowd of about 50,000 people as the popemobile drove by.  Pope Francis spotted the Fr. Fabian in the crowd, made the driver stop, called the priest over, and said “Come! Get on!”  Photos of …

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Jan 07

Joy to the World

Joy

Some years ago, a cookbook was published that was entitled The Joy of Cooking.  It was a very popular cookbook with a pithy title and over the years there have been many similar titles such as the The Joy of Painting, The Joy of Sex, The Joy of Baking and now, The Joy of the …

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