Near death experience changes CR man’s life

“…More will be demanded of the person entrusted with more…” Luke 12:48 By Gene Tang In February 1987 I traveled to the Colorado Rockies to ski and compete in amateur NASTAR races with a number of friends, having left my 12 year old son in the care of my sister.  We arrived at Copper Mountain…

Gospel Reflection

To whom much is Given, much is Required by Pete Mathison Today’s Gospel from Luke, 12:48, “to whomever much is given much will be required”.  At Mass today Fr Flaherty stated that Jesus is now beginning to get very pointed to each of us on what HE expects. We as Americans have been given so…

Priest shares his Witness story

We are all called to Witness about Jesus Christ   Father Craig Vasek is a priest at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hallock, MN.  He wants all souls to be saved and come to the knowledge of truth.  He wants all people to be filled with the Holy Spirit.  He wants all to enter into…

One Man’s Reflection on CEO

A Breath of Fresh Air By Dr. Glenn Janus, Emeritus Professor of History, Coe College In a conversation with a member of the Catholic Evangelization Outreach (CEO) Team back in 2012, I was asked what I thought of CEO.  I responded that I believe that “CEO is a most welcome, refreshing and gentle breath of fresh…

How are you responding to God’s call?

by Phyllis Chandler, Notre Dame Associate Each week we travel at least once from our home in Malmo, NE to Omaha, NE about 45 miles away. At this time of year, we pass farm fields and marvel at God’s abundant gifts combined with the labor of many farmers as the crops mature in preparation for harvest….

Why We Must Pray

By Dom Hubert van Zeller (1905–1984) Why do people not pray enough? The answer is partly because they do not want to make the effort to begin, and partly because they do not know how to go on once they have begun. A lot of this difficulty would be cleared up if people would only understand…

Evangelization in the Workplace

By John Waldorf I had taken on responsibilities for a new sales territory. I  did not have the opportunity to meet this gentleman before we traveled together. The week before we were to travel together a customer informed us that a competitor had quoted substantially below us. On the day we were to meet with our…

Lenten Reflection: Does God ever Desert us?

God does not desert us. In fact, God gave us his only Son to give away his life for us, so that despite our weakness and sin, we would never be alone. When others doubted or misunderstood his call, especially at the end on the cross, Jesus remained faithful.