Monthly Archives: July 2014

Only God can bring peace to your heart

“Human history is the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.” — CS Lewis My experience in guiding souls and my own personal experience in life, is that God, ONLY … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arms that reach…

I can still hear my mom’s voice, “Hug her, and tell her you are sorry. Hug each other”. Seconds before, we engaged in a favorite pursuit of scaling, up and down, with our palms and heels, the open doorway in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A bigger family

The other day I was playing soccer in our backyard with a group of boys. We were having a send-off party for a good friend, Father Timothy Walsh, who is heading on to a new assignment. I worked closely with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

I Will Send You…to a Shampoo Unknown

4:30am found me sprawled out on top of my suitcase, jiggling the zipper and coaxing it to close. Sigh. I’d have to leave the shampoo, body wash, and toothpaste. There simply wasn’t room. Well, at least I wasn’t overly attached … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Reaching Santiago and So Much More!

The following is the last installment, written July 19, in the series from Fr. Edward Hopkins LC about walking “The Camino de Santiago” the pilgrimage through France and Spain to the tomb of St. James in Compostela in northwest Spain. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A picture of hope

Meriam Ibrahim met the Pope today. These courageous women escaped from Sudan. She had been tortured, beaten, sentenced to death, forced to deliver her baby while bound in chains on the floor of a cold jail cell, released, returned to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Coming to the End of the Road

The following is another installment in the series from Fr. Edward Hopkins LC, who is walking “The Camino de Santiago” the pilgrimage through France and Spain to the tomb of St. James in Compostela in northwest Spain. You can follow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Obstacles of Daily Life

The following is another installment in the series from Fr. Edward Hopkins LC, about walking “The Camino de Santiago” the pilgrimage through France and Spain to the tomb of St. James in Compostela in northwest Spain. You can follow his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Spirit of Service and Welcome

The following is the third blog in the series from Fr. Edward Hopkins LC, who is walking “The Camino de Santiago” the pilgrimage through France and Spain to the tomb of St. James in Compostela in northwest Spain. You can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Meeting New Friends

The following is the second blog in the series from Fr. Edward Hopkins LC, who is walking “The Camino de Santiago” the pilgrimage through France and Spain to the tomb of St. James in Compostela in northwest Spain. You can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment