Nestled in between the feast of Saint Nicholas of Myra on December 6th (also known as Santa Claus, gifter of candy in shoes and purported puncher of Arius at the […]
The feast of the Lord’s Baptism has much to say to the culture of indifference that allows the destruction of people and planet. The Lord’s baptism invites us to develop an incarnational spirituality throughout our lives.
After analyzing M.I.A’s latest song and music video, this blog entry raises questions about what it means to be church in the midst of the refugee crisis and argues that when refugees drown, we the Church drown too
Editors’ note: This post was originally part of Theological Shark Week V: Holy Hell?! Daily Theology Explores the Afterlife in October 2013. As a child, I was fascinated by one […]
By Michelle Marvin I have no memory of the details of my baptism, because it took place at infancy. Yet through the preservation and continuation of Catholic tradition, I know […]
“Lent is about baptism.” This phrase was the thread running through the homilies of my parish priest several years ago, and today’s readings highlight it again for me. Water is […]
On Monday, May 12th, Pope Francis framed his homily around the day’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles, the episode when Peter is forced to recognize the common humanity […]
This week saw the announcement that Pope Francis’ celebration of Sunday’s Feast of Corpus Christi will include Eucharistic adoration—but of a particular sort. In what a Vatican spokesperson called an […]