Reflection for Vespers

David Oatney Blog: Life at 25

This past Friday evening (December 5th) was my turn to lead Evening Prayer for our diaconate formation class. For some time now, we’ve been including a reflection by the candidate leading Morning or Evening Prayer. In sharing one of my reflections before on Life At 25, I said that it was rather like “practice preaching” to prepare us for the …

The Pope Tweets!

Deacon Scott Maentz New Evangelization, Year of Faith

You may have heard that the pope has entered the world of Twitter. While I am certain that many of you are not currently on the Twitter and likely never will be, I thought you might be interested in the first message from Benedict XVI, tweeted this morning, concerning the Year of Faith. Dear friends, I am pleased to get …