Tag: dominican university

So How Is Winter for You?

Everyone keeps asking – since I’ve moved from San Francisco to the Chicago area – how it’s going for me. How am I adjusting to winter in the midwest. Actually, I think that the snow is beautiful, and, really, it’s people that I miss.… Continue Reading “So How Is Winter for You?”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime (iPhoneography)

This last week Sister Carla and I accompanied students from Dominican University on a service trip to Tijuana. We stayed at Casa de los Pobres, served the poor there, painted a house, held a carnival for the children in another colonia, and had moving… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime (iPhoneography)”

The Grateful Person

The grateful person knows that God is good, not by hearsay but by experience. And that is what makes all the difference. – Thomas Merton In 2008, Sister Carla, Father Bob, and I went with a group of Dominican University students on a service… Continue Reading “The Grateful Person”

Loving Our Neighbor . . . the Immigrant

Friday’s Gospel reading is from Matthew 12:28-34 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?” Jesus replied, “The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love… Continue Reading “Loving Our Neighbor . . . the Immigrant”

Serving the Little Ones

Students from Dominican University in San Rafael traveled to Tijuana, Mexico for a service trip. It was a wonderful experience for all involved. The students exhibited generosity, joy, and a wonderful spirit. One of the places the students enjoyed most was Casa de Cuna,… Continue Reading “Serving the Little Ones”