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Millennial Lenten Reflections: Eternal spring is ahead!

Editor’s Note: The following is part of Millennial Lenten Reflections, a blog series in collaboration with Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. Short reflections on the day’s readings, written by young adults from FMS and other organizations, will be posted everyday throughout Lent.  This time of year it’s easy to get caught in the late-winter doldrums.…

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“10 Things I’m Thankful For”

In today’s blog post, current missioner Valerie Ellis writes in gratitude about the blessings she’s experienced during her first month on mission. Photo by Valerie Ellis on a scenic drive with her host family 10. My host family. They have been incredibly hospitable, kind beyond my wildest dreams, and have the patience of saints. 9.…

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Pope Francis’ interview with America Magazine – The OTHER side of the story

Pope Francis’ recent interview with America Magazine has been getting a lot of coverage from the media, both Catholic and non-Catholic. Of particular interest were the comments the Pope made regarding what he saw as a tendency within some Church circles to focus on hot button social issues at the expense of the Gospel. This…

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