Just a quick reflection on this happy day for all Thomas Aquinas nerds. If you’re a fanboy/girl of the wonderful Aquinas and his Thomist legacy, but especially if you’re not, I want to recommend two […]
Who have been some of the most influential Catholic intellectuals in your life? Many of us who attended Catholic colleges and universities can probably remember a significant woman religious on our campus who embodied that […]
By Bridget O’Brien
As a native daughter of Philadelphia, I’ve been following news of Francis’s planned trip there since it was more an assumption than a fact. That probably seems reasonable—it’s not every day the pontiff visits your hometown—but if I’m honest, it’s not Francis-mania that makes me scroll through pages of coverage. I’m excited about the pope . . . but the level of energy I’ve invested in following rumors of Francis’s impending visit to Philadelphia is not significantly lower than the energy I invest in rumors of friends’ spouses’ cousins’ visiting Philadelphia.
Philadelphians are obsessed with Philly.
This morning I read a very intriguing blog post written by my colleague and a friend of many here at Daily Theology, Dan Horan, O.F.M., of the blog Dating God: Franciscan Spirituality for the 21st […]
July 31st is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (the “Jesuits”). The Jesuits are a religious order, officially founded in 1540 and currently numbering over 18,000 […]
By Meg Stapleton Smith Lawrence, a city of 76,000 squeezed into about seven square miles, is an old mill city situated along the Merrimac River in Northeastern Massachusetts. Decrepit smokestacks and abandoned factories from the […]
By Meg Stapleton Smith A couple of months ago, I was sitting in my office working on a lesson plan when Veronica, a freshman student at my high school, abrasively stormed through the doorway. “So, […]
Starting this week, we at Daily Theology have introduced a new resource page on the menu bar entitled The Best of DailyTheology! It’s a way to offer you, our readers, an easy way to find some […]
By Krista Stevens This semester in my introductory theology class I’m asking my students to create an eight minute documentary focusing on one or more of our class’s “big questions”: Who or what is God? […]
Every year on the first day of Christology class, one of my sophomores raises their hand (usually half way during our fascinating analysis of the syllabus and classroom rules) and asks the following question, “Mr. […]