What’s in a Name??

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in blog

As you may have heard us mention (just a few times) before…the Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life (CCC #1324)!  In order to explore that mystery a little further, we felt it appropriate after the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ to offer a reflection on some of the different names for the Eucharist.  What does it mean to be the “Source + Summit” of the Christian Life?  The Eucharist is the totius vitae christianae fons et culmen;...

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Open your eyes!

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in blog

This past Sunday’s gospel is one of my favorites.  Luke 24 tells the story of the “Road to Emmaus” and the disciples who are in disbelief that Jesus has died.  Everytime I read or hear this Gospel, I seem to gleam a new insight.  It is so power packed with meaning that it can really take a while to unpack. One of the first events that Katie and I did was a weeklong mission trip in Vacherie with the theme being “Road to Emmaus.”  Each night,...

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Veritas 2011

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in blog

This past weekend I had the great opportunity to lead worship at a retreat that is very close to my heart.  Back when I was a high school teen, I attended the Veritas retreat and it truly opened my eyes to the richness of the Catholic faith.  Held just outside of Lafayette, La, Veritas is an experience unlike any other for high school teens.  It celebrates the truth and tradition of the faith and invites teens to grow in their relationship with Christ.  Here is a link to...

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Were Our Hearts Not Burning?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in blog

This past Saturday, Jason and I were blessed to spend the morning with the catechists and ministry leaders of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of  Central, LA, and St. Louis, King of France, Catholic Church of Baton Rouge, LA.  We spent the morning walking through Luke 24, the Road to Emmaus. Topics covered included Understanding Scripture and The Eucharist as the Source and Summit of the Christian Life. Like the disciples on the Road to Emmaus, we asked the Lord to...

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Ever Ancient, Ever New… Ever-Awesome!!

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in blog

Last Saturday Jason and I spent an incredibly awesome day with 3500+ of our closest friends at Abbey Youth Festival 2011!!  Our exhibition booth proved to be very popular as it offered lots of cool FREE STUFF like stickers, buttons, and candy.  Check out pics from the event here.  Hundreds of participants registered to win a Free Keynote Address for their parish or a Free Source and Summit Ministry dot Com T-shirt.  [Winners will be contacted this week via phone or email.] ...

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