Monthly Archives: November 2014

Remembering with Thanksgiving

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The distraught woman could hardly sit still at our Love & Lunch meeting. She kept looking around and talking about how her head was spinning. Then she said, “I lost someone dear to me. “ The other women offered their sympathy. I listened to my 6th sense. This was more than grief. She then told… Read more »

Expressing Our Gratitude for You

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Greetings to our IVC Community, We express our deepest gratitude to you for the many ways you support IVC.  Thank you for sharing your time, talent and treasure with us! We celebrate our national community with a spirit of abundant gratitude.  We will pray for you during a special IVC Mass of Gratitude this Friday,… Read more »

Openness to Others

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In his “Letter to a Non-Believer” Pope Francis writes that he is entering on this dialogue with Dr. Scalfari from his personal experience of faith lived in the Church. That experience-based faith allows him to “listen to your questions and, with you, to seek the paths along which we may walk together.” It occurred to… Read more »

Gratitude

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We didn’t really plan it that way, but our trip to the West Coast in September beginning in Northwestern Washington and ending in San Diego, California, became a pilgrimage for my wife and me.  It started in the heart of the Olympic Mountains with a memorial service for our Uncle Wayne.  Our uncle, who died… Read more »