Category: Food for Thought

  • A Troubled Faith. A Faith that Needs to Grow.

    A Troubled Faith. A Faith that Needs to Grow.

    A faith that does not trouble us is a troubled faith. A faith that does not make us grow is a faith that needs to grow. – Pope Francis

  • Why do Catholics Pray for the Dead?

    Why do Catholics Pray for the Dead?

    Why Pray for the Dead? On November 2, Catholics observe the Feast of All Souls. This is a day to remember our beloved dead and pray for them. At our parish, there is a table where parishioners can display photographs of their deceased loved ones. It is there for most of the month of November.

  • Surprise a Neighbor

    Surprise a Neighbor

    Today for your advent activity, why not surprise a neighbor by doing something unexpected? You never know when somebody might really need an act of kindness.

  • Make an Appreciation List

    Make an Appreciation List

    Your kids might have made a list of some things they’d like to receive for Christmas. So for today’s advent activity, encourage them to make a list of all the things they already have which they are thankful for.