The wooden beams of our own crib and cross were transformed before Judy Klein’s eyes by the wood of a judge’s gavel, as she heard her declare Ben “adopted” and Mark “father.”
A drunkard from a 19th-century novel teaches Ginny Kochis to lay down her life for friends.
Making a radical leap of faith, Colleen Mitchell packed her family’s belongings and necessities into 12 suitcases, embarking “sight unseen on a journey of redemption” to the poorest area of Costa Rica, unsure of what lay before them. Judy Klein tells the story.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Judy Klein wonders: Will we let ourselves wake up to God’s presence in our midst; will we let our sight be healed that we may see? Will we receive the liberation He years to give us from our sins, this Jesus, who was crucified upon the Cross? Will we let His death and resurrection shatter our hardened hearts, pierce them through and bring them back to life?