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Listening Unconditionally

I went into this year thinking it would be a sort of cultural exchange. Coming from a secular Jewish family, there was little about Catholic communities that felt familiar to me. There are commonalities definitely, but there are also differences.…

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A Change in Perspective

Have you ever showered with a lizard? I do almost every day. I have named him Larry and he enjoys hanging out on my soap. Back in the States, I would have panicked if there was a lizard in my…

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The Chaos of Another

“Mercy is the willingness to enter into the chaos of another.”  This quote from John Keenan, appeared to me at the St. Peter's School Faculty Retreat just a few short weeks ago.  The other faculty members and I were given…

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Serving in a Preschool

This year, I'm spending my days as a preschool aide at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries (MNM) in Philadelphia. As I sat in traffic on my way home from work, typical for Philadelphia, I reflected on the past 8 months and compiled…

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