Thinking of those without

For the long President’s Day weekend, we decided to get away to the ocean. While Seattle was getting snow, Ocean Shores was beset with freezing rain and our power went out Friday night. We learned to live without light, the ability to cook, and most impactful: without heat. And since the road home was fullContinue reading “Thinking of those without”

Not Just an Encyclical for the Environment

Papal encyclicals take their name from the latin encyclius, or circle. Originally, the name came from the fact that an encyclical was a letter that circulated from the Holy Father to bishops, and then to priests, and finally to all members of the Holy See. The term encyclical is used today to refer to aContinue reading “Not Just an Encyclical for the Environment”