July 25, 2018 marked the 50th Anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humane Vitae which translates to "On Human Life." Like few others, this document stirred-up the world in argument over the "rightness" and "wrongness" of the sexual revolution —and the feud continues from all sides, including from inside the Church itself. Family Planning or Prudish Priests? But the questions are still valid. Did the Pope get the teaching on birth control and "family planning" right or is this just the ... Read More about Did Humanae Vitae Get It Right or Is The Church Wrong?
If you’re anything like me, few things get my “green dander up” as much as plastic cutlery. The stuff is everywhere and millions of these non-recyclable, non-biodegradable plastic pieces end up in the trash and oceans every year. The question is, do we have other options? Yes, of course we do! Chefast Disposable Wooden Cutlery In this review, we take a closer look at Chefast Disposable Wooden Cutlery. These biodegradable forks, spoons, knives, and mini-spoons are a good non-plastic option ... Read More about Plastic-free Partyware? A Wooden Cutlery Review
Before I really started taking my green journey seriously, I received a Keurig coffee machine for Christmas. At the time I thought it was the most awesome gift because I was trying to reduce my coffee intake — from something crazy like almost a whole pot, down to a single cup or two — so it seemed like the perfect solution. But as I started to really commit to “going green” it didn’t take long for me to realize that disposable, single-use K-cups, despite their convenience, are more ... Read More about How to Make Your Keurig More Green & Eco-friendly
Last Series Post: The Message of Each Creature in The Harmony of Creation Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Series Page: Outline Understanding Pope Francis on “A Universal Communion” “Everything is related, and we human beings are united as brothers and sisters on a wonderful pilgrimage, woven together by the love God has for each of his creatures…” –Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ 92 This statement sums up this section of Chapter two perfectly. Here in the ... Read More about Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’: (Part 2.5) A Universal Communion
When my husband and I were first married, we chose the first day of spring for our wedding day. It came with so much excitement and I had ideas of soft spring sun with colorful spring flowers all around. It was going to be perfect! But, I forgot one important factor... we live in Ohio. Our spring wedding day here in Ohio was actually a lot less “Disney Princess perfect” than I had hoped. The day was gray and overcast with light sleet as I entered the Church in my beautiful white dress. So, ... Read More about Green Travel Review: Secrets Maroma Beach All-Inclusive Mexican Resort