By: Jonathan Lace The feast of Pentecost celebrates the presence of the Divine in human lives that empowered the use of new languages for communication. New programming languages, like Swift, offer fresh opportunities for developing […]
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A Portrait of One I Love: A Reflection on Rev. Daniel Berrigan, S.J.
By Daniel Cosacchi One of my favorite books by the recently deceased, legendary Rev. Daniel Berrigan, S.J. is his Portraits of Those I Love. As the title suggests, this is a very personal text (although […]
Here I am, Lord; I come to do your will.
By: Sister Christina M. Neuamann This year, the Feast of the Annunciation is celebrated on April 4th because March 25th (the normal day of its commemoration) fell during Holy Week.The Feast of the Annunciation can […]
Troubled Dealings with a God of Awesome Proportions
By: James G Sabak, O.F.M. In the historical development of the Christian liturgical tradition a significant aspect of “keeping vigil” through the nighttime hours is a prolonged liturgy of the word. In some ancient traditions […]
There is Really Nothing One Can Say
By: Jessica Coblentz Last Sunday when the story of Jesus’s passion finished, the presider at Mass deliberately sat down in his chair and said nothing. Silence crept over the large urban sanctuary, accented by sounds […]
Pope Francis, Zika, and Contraception
By Jake Kohlhaas Numerous commentators have reacted to Pope Francis’s statements on his return flight from Mexico concerning the use of artificial contraceptives in light of the Zika outbreak. Their responses seem to range from […]
Somebody Stole My Stuff
By Vanessa White, Catholic Theological Union My journey into becoming a theologian/activist began when I was a young African American woman scholar in the 1980s attending post graduate theology courses at a Historically Black University. […]
Jesuit Education and the Bursting of Soap Bubbles
By: Christopher Pramuk, Xavier University The widespread failure of our criminal justice system to secure the principle that black lives matter no less than white lives is hardly “news” for peoples of color. What may […]
Lenten Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement
By: M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College The Christian liturgical calendar reenacts in real time key events in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ of God, as these are recorded in the four Gospels. […]
Student Protest & The Liberal Arts
By Brian Hamilton The last five years have seen an explosion of protest movements, from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park to Baltimore. They’ve targeted austerity measures in Greece, racist policing in Ferguson, underfunded schools in […]
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