Edel-wise: Top 10 Questions About #Edel17

August 7, 2017

  This weekend I attended a women’s event co-founded by Jennifer Fulwiler and Hallie Lord called the Edel Gathering. The people in my life had a lot of questions. What is an edel? Named for the gathering’s patroness Venerable Edel Quinn (P.S. Has anyone else ever noticed that the word patroness looks a lot like patronus?) According to Jennifer Fulwiler’s radio interview with my boss, the name “Catholic Lady Gathering”…


Hit With A 2-by-2

January 18, 2017

“The Lord… sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town” (Lk 10:1) . This facet of Scripture often finds it’s way into my idle reflections.  Why did Jesus decide to send his disciples ahead of him in pairs?  He does this with both the Apostles (Mk 6:7) and the Seventy (two) disciples.  It’s interesting to me that he puts them in these groups of two.  Explanations for this pairing…