Category Archives: Community

Saints among us

Thanks to a “holiday” enforced by that miserable flu/cold that’s going around, the hubbub of Christmas done; there’s not much to do but stay horizontal and medicate; a perfect opportunity to check out some recent and not so recent  movies. … Continue reading

Some thoughts on chapter 9 – Sin and Salvation

I’m not able to come to the group tonight but am very interested in this topic (sin, confession, penance and redemption having very real, ritualized meaning for us “lapsed” Catholics) so am going to just leave a few thoughts here:

I loved the quote from Reinhold Neibuhr (p305 of the eBook): “…reaching back at least to Augustine, the “root sin’ is ‘pride,’ hubris, to use the Greek term. Hubris is self-centredness.” Continue reading

At Bible study David asked for my recipe for Squash and Carrot puree cooked in orange juice.

Butternut Squash and Carrot Purée with Maple Syrup ingredients 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter 1 onion, chopped 3 carrots, peeled, thinly sliced 1/2-pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup fresh orange juice 3 tablespoons pure maple … Continue reading

Community: what do “radical love” and “radically welcoming” mean for us?

I love the group and everyone in it. As we are getting to know each other better, we are becoming closer. I asked last week whether we are becoming a community and I hope we will continue to talk about … Continue reading