The sacrifice of blood, sweat and tears

I'm continuing to blog in the same vein as a previous blog-post on missionaries and evangelization. I admire the missionary friends I know.  They have sacrificed a comfortable life here in Canada to better the lives of people outside this country. Why?  For the sake of Christ's calling to serve God. Many missionaries have literally …

The Call for a New Evangelization

In the next several posts, I’m going to share a few things I wish the universal/catholic Church could be doing better, or more of. We all like and dislike what some of the Church is doing, and not doing. Most of what the church is doing is good. As the Church triumphant on earth, we’ve …

Appreciating missionary work and thankful for missionaries

Do you remember when you spent blood, sweat, and tears into doing something for someone and never had the pleasure of being recognized or appreciated for your efforts?  And perhaps not even a "Thank you"? You might have had the thought: "I really don't want to do this for them again!" This is likely how …