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Entries for September 2020

By Father Chris Kuhn Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Elgin, IL Let me begin by sharing that my grandfather, Jimmy Burke, grew up outside of Joliet, IL. He had the hard experience of his father walking out on the family during his eighth grade year – this would have been around 1907 or so. His m...

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By David Coe Facilitator, Yeshua Institute It was a hot, humid South Florida day on Sept. 4, 1994, at Joe Robbie Stadium. The field was a muddy mess! The Miami Dolphins were behind in the opening game of the NFL season, down 35-32 to the New England Patriots with just 3:25 left in the game....

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By Owen Phelps, Ph.D. Director, Yeshua Institute I’m old enough to remember being taught that the best decisions were always devoid of emotion. And I’m young enough to remember thinking that didn’t make any sense at all. (Although I didn’t get all emotional about it....

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By Dr. Dan R. Ebener Yeshua Institute Fellow Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of articles by Dan Ebener on leadership in the Catholic Church. They are excerpts from his latest book, Pastoral Leadership: How to Lead in a Catholic Parish. * * * Some people figure that onl...

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