Confessing the Sins of American Exceptionalism

To be blunt, and this may surprise many, the Catholic position does not hold the view that the United States has some divinely appointed role in the world. American exceptionalism, especially when understood in its triumphal form and used as a means to affirm dominance is clearly a social sin and might also be idolatrous

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Story-Telling with Luke: Transforming Our Personal and Collective Narratives

Last Sunday’s Gospel was Luke’s familiar story of Jesus’ visit with Mary and Martha. Before Mass, I quickly glanced at the readings and sighed. This one again, I thought to […]

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