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The Triduum in Domestic Church

“No doubt there will be great comfort and grace in uniting with the universal Church by watching the Triduum liturgies streamed or televised. But, in the spirit of the truths of our faith mentioned above, consider planning some rituals of your own this Holy Week, rooted in the liturgies.” In this special blog post, The Well’s Kristi Quinlan provides families with activities to bring the beauty of the Triduum and Easter Sunday into our homes.

Trust in the Face of Fear

“We are called to be salt and light, blessed salt for others and light in a dark and weary world. We cannot be either of these effectively if we, ourselves, are stuck in a place of fear, too afraid to lend a hand to our neighbor or love one another.” In her latest blog post at The Well, Bonnie Shaw shares why trust in God will conquer fear in times such as these.

An Invitation to Intimacy with God

“Relational prayer is an invitation to intimacy with God. There is a deep desire to be known as a person and an earnest thirst for God Himself. For Christians, intimacy with God is possible.” Nanett Horton shares this testimony on how relational prayer deepened her intimacy with God during the Well’s first virtual Hour of Power.

The Well’s Lenten Family Soup Suppers Series: Week 5

This Sunday is Palm Sunday. Our week 5 issue of our Lenten Family Soup Suppers series includes a creamy potato and leek soup recipe and reflection on how Jesus faced each situation he faced. Do we face challenges head-on, knowing Jesus is at our side?

The Well’s Lenten Family Soup Suppers Series: Week 4

“Jesus doesn’t stop all bad things from happening. Why do you think that is?” In week 4 of our Lenten Family Soup Suppers series, Kristi Quinlan provides a Minestrone soup recipe and discussion that is timely for both this Sunday’s Gospel and our world today.

The Well’s Lenten Family Soup Suppers Series: Week 3

Sight is a gift we take for granted each day. In this week’s Family Soup Suppers series, Kristi Quinlan provides a simple mushroom soup recipe and encourages us and our families to consider if we really see as Jesus calls us to.

The Well’s Lenten Family Soup Suppers Series: Week 2

Tortilla soup and living water are the features of Week 2 of the Lenten Family Soup Suppers Series. When Jesus asks us for something, it’s often because he wants to give us something better. What is “the drink” he’s asking from you?

Recovering the Lost Art of Visiting

When you think of the Visitation between Mary and Elizabeth, what thoughts come to mind? Nannet Horton shares a perspective you might just find new and refreshing. Here’s a teaser: ” … In the course of a conversation on people having coffee, she said, “You Americans are so funny! When you say, “Let’s have coffee,” it is an event. You take out your schedules and look for a common free time, agree to meet, and write it into your schedule. At the appointed time, you drop everything and sit down with the person you are having coffee, talk for a while and then leave. In my country, having coffee is part of life. We go to a neighbor’s or friend’s house or they come over, have coffee and the hostess continues to do her work or chores while her visitor moves along with her as naturally as she were in her own home.” Her words stayed with me because her observation of how we do coffee was accurate …” Continue on to read the full post about the lost art of visiting.