Viola Athaide

Viola Athaide, a student of Theology, is actively involved in parish life, leading Bible courses, the Prayer Group, and the Ministry with Maturing Adults.


88 posts

    "At the start of Covid 19, I like many others got side tracked by the unexpected arrival of a pandemic that left us bewildered. I soon realized that I had to step aside, and allow God to work."...

    What is the answer - -especially now - to that age old question " . . but why me?"...

    "Richard Rohr clearly states that “the Eucharist is telling us that God is the food, and all we have to do is provide the hunger."...

    Is there more to the dandelion than we might imagine?...

    "I have missed going to church on a regular basis, so am really look forward to worshipping in a full church with the choir singing, and receiving the Eucharist joyfully. I won’t be afraid to sneeze or cough with all eyes looking in my direction."...

    The story of Paul's conversion from "victorious villain" to "Apostles to the Gentiles."...

    "Peter’s weaknesses and failings were obliterated in the fire of God’s love. If he felt the shame of his betrayal of Jesus, it was washed away with mercy and forgiveness."...

    "Our choice of words, worthy or unworthy, and the way we express them, can make a big difference. As St. Teresa of Calcutta said, “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”"...

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