Less Than the Best for Christ

By Raymond Bucko, SJ from Omaha, NE, USA (Icon of Saint Xenia) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Last weekend, we celebrated the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee (the parable found in Luke 18:9-14). It is quite the cautionary tale for us “good” Christians. It serves as a warning for us that even the most Christian-y, virtuous things we do can be ruined by pride and vainglory. In the parable, the … Read moreLess Than the Best for Christ

Making the Most of Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's resolutions

Happy New Year! Are you making resolutions for this year? Here are three ways to make sure you’re getting the most out of your goals in 2017: Examine your resolutions to make sure they are actually addressing your struggles rather than distracting from them.   When people are struggling in one aspect of their life, it’s common … Read moreMaking the Most of Your New Year’s Resolutions