Author Archives: KathrynCunningham

About KathrynCunningham

Kathryn is a retired junior high teacher. A convert with a love for the Church she believes that its teachings have a more than viable application for today's world. She writes practical theological for the people in the pews believing that they have as much right to good catechesis as our youth and converts. Her writings appear on Catholic web sites and local Church publications. She has even been published in the diocese of Australia and most recemtly Zenit. Kathryn holds a Master's in Theology and is a certified spiritual director. Learn more about Kathryn at: www.atravelersview.org

Holy Enough

Everything in life is a cycle.  Birth to death, Spring to Winter, river to lake to ocean, seed to fruit, atom to mass to energy, everything.   You could say that about the spiritual life also.  We haltingly learn the prayers, … Continue reading

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The Measuring Stick

So, how’s it going?  Here we are again, Advent is close, Easter follows winter.  The cycle of life goes on and the Church is a mirror to that.  If you are a fairly new Catholic or one who has been … Continue reading

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The Distribution of Power and Robbery

The other day I posted a piece that points out one of the most significant things I learned in graduate school at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.  It was a term all the professors used, and I came to … Continue reading

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What a Mess!

I must admit that as time passes I have become fonder and fonder of our current  Pope Francis.  It has nothing to do with the fact that he is smart enough to tell people the exact same things that I … Continue reading

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Faith and Comfort

So, where is it you want to go? Where is it you expect your faith to take you in life?… .or maybe faith is an accouterment , something you coyly admit to when you’re at a party?  Truth is, you … Continue reading

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Don’t Wanna Hear It!

I suppose that it is easy enough to look at the spiritual journey and get caught up in all of the details of how to get from point “U”  (unworthy) to point “H” (Holy).  In one form or another … Continue reading

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Poetry Sunday

Poetry guru Katie O’Neil is a Classic Girl wh0 Loves Classic poetry.  Ken Gaertner is a poet with an eye for beauty.  Enjoy both of these “previews” of summer and the lush time of our year!  Do you remember the … Continue reading

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No Man Left Behind

Pentecost approaches. We are in the middle of “the 50” and the life of the Church looks forward to the reminder.  We remember the day that it was all too, too real and God chose to put  a final rest … Continue reading

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Are You Twenty-One?

I don’t know about you, but for me there are certain “things” that kind of stick themselves to my recall, my brain.  I can’t get rid of them and they rise in my consciousness over and over until I “do … Continue reading

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That’ll Leave a Mark!

It’s Lent not November.  By now you have at least pondered how you will try to alter your prayer and faith life for the good.  You may or may have not been successful up to this point, the first week … Continue reading

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