• I'm excited to have an article in this month’s St. Anthony Messenger entitled “10 New Ways to Pray.” 

  • I also have a reflection coming out in Magnificat in January!

  • My 2017 Lent Retreat at the Caritas Christi Center in Hamden, CT is on Mar. 18 if you want to save the date.  I am thinking of doing something on prayer.  If you have any ideas or suggestions, now's the time to tell me!

  • A few of you contacted me and said you were having trouble accessing the “Comments” section for the “Friends with God?” blog post.  Here’s how to find it:  Go to my blog page (  Scroll down until you see the post “Friends with God?”  At the end of the post (under the words “Now go ponder!” on the left side), you will see (in fairly small text) something like “19 Comments.”  Click on those words to read the comments.  Thank you again for your wonderful contributions and your interest in one another's ideas!

  • In other news, for those in the Archdiocese of Hartford seeking more information about annulments, especially in light of the changes initiated by Pope Francis, please see the information below about an upcoming series that is designed to guide folks through the process.  The series begins on Sep. 15 at the Church of the Assumption in Woodbridge and continues with writing workshops.  The main speaker on Sep. 15 will be Fr. Juan-Diego Brunetta, O.P., Judicial Vicar of the Metropolitan Marriage Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Hartford.  Please click the document below for more information: 

 The ABC’s of Annulment Information Sessions.pdf.