Reconnected at the Tomb of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

One common misconception about prayer is that we take all the initiative. Au Contraire! As great saints like Therese of Lisieux pointed out, everything is grace. If I'm inspired to pray it is because God has drawn me to do so. However this doesn't eliminate free will; we can acquiesce to these promptings or simply… Continue reading Reconnected at the Tomb of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

My Encounter with Christ’s Merciful Gaze

I've always had a deep desire for hospital ministry. Every time I’ve had the privilege of being in the presence of the sick, I encounter Christ in a very special way. One day I went to the hospital with one of the parish priests, Fr. James. After we took the elevator ride to the top… Continue reading My Encounter with Christ’s Merciful Gaze