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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Let me close out this special Christmas issue of our newsletter with a quick note to say thank you to all of our pescadores out there and to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. This has been a good year for our communities with a lot […]

An Angel in the Pew

Based on a journal entry in Tom Miller’s Encouragement Journal It was one of those weekend church conventions where camper enthusiasts pull their vehicles into a large campground and enjoy cookouts and conversation before the event. Tom struck up a conversation with the husband and wife in the camper next to his and learned that they […]

The Angel in the Plaid Flannel Shirt

By Brenda Higgins In the fall of 1994, I was the chief auxiliary on the ladies’ weekend. The camp we used was old and not equipped for the handicapped, and one of our spiritual directors was unable to climb stairs. Normally, each of the spiritual directors would have her own suite, but this time we were […]

Kairos Prison Ministry

At a time when church attendance is shrinking and smaller congregations are shuttering their doors, new faith communities are rapidly gaining a foothold in an unlikely place: state and federal correctional facilities. What is more unlikely, perhaps, is that while civil liberties organizations are piling stones atop the wall that separates church and state, those […]