So it’s 2014 and my blogging has curtailed somewhat since I started being director of campus ministry at Canisius. It’s also because this blog has somehow been getting hacked. I think we finally got the bugs out and I will be trying to take this in some new directions this year. Some early thoughts on blogging resolutions:
1) Focus on the Voice of Ministry: This year I will try to blog at least once a day on my ministry. This will take an examen-like focus, meaning that I will review my day in prayer and then take to blogging about what is consoling and desolating to me. We should have 365 of these posts by the end of the year. Let’s see how well I do. I’ll try to cross blog these at our Campus Ministry Blog as well.
2) Commentary on Catholic “stuff”: The Pope, latest saints, etc. These will all be coming your way on an as it happens basis. I will do my best to also do this once a day.
3) A Morning Prayer and Scripture Reflections: I’m going to try to blog a morning prayer each day and do a weekly reflection on the Sunday Scriptures here. No promises, but I will do my best.
4) My dog: People like my dog. I love my dog and he’s quite a theologian. I will continue to have him be a guest columnist here as he used to write his own blog as fast as his little paws could. He’ll be a regular contributor.
5) Marriage: Specifically, How to Stay Married. People resonated with these columns in the past. So they will return on a frequent basis. I’m thinking monthly.
6) A picture is worth 1000 words and a video is worth a million. Some of my pastoral experiences can speak for themselves with a picture or a video.
That’s more than enough. I will also be looking at being kinder to people and most importantly, being kinder to the poor. (Thanks, Pope Francis!)