Light and Darkness in Coexistence
Dear St. Brendanites: As we said Sunday, “Pittsburgh wakes this morning a new city--changed forever. God, however, has not changed!” The...
Mental Health and Spiritual Growth
In this week's guest post, experienced counselor Bill Dorn, M.Div, CAADC, LPC, shares his thoughts on mental health and spiritual growth
Finding Roots in Routine
It feels like Summer is starting to come to an end. Labor Day is past, schools have started back, and we even had a very brief taste of...
Hiking with Brendan's Boots
I love a good walk. Always have. You know – get the legs working, the heart pumping, a little sweat above the upper lip and the whole...
You Are Not Alone
There has been a lot of news recently concerning the abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church. And many Brendanites have loved ones who are
St. John the Baptist
In honor of the recent Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist on June 25, learn a bit more about John the Baptist why he is an imp
Anything but Ordinary
The season after Pentecost is sometimes called "Ordinary time." But summer at St. Brendan's is anything but ordinary!
Illustrating the Trinity
What do a shamrock, an apple, and a fidget spinner have in common? They can all be used to illustrate the Trinity. Here is a quick roundup o
Happy One-Year Blogiversary
There is a lot to celebrate this week! This past Sunday, we celebrated Pentecost (which is also considered the birthday of the Church) and S
Anti-Judaism and the Gospels
In this guest blog post, Dr. Elizabeth Struthers Malbon shares a post-holy week reflection on anti-Judaism in the Gospels and highlights the