I spent Ash Wednesday with my sister in her darkened hospital room. I held her hand. She graciously laughed at my weak jokes. Sometimes we chatted with the nurse. Sometimes […]
Are you looking for a challenging, provocative, and inspiring read for your Lenten journey this year? I highly recommend the newly published work, Can I Get a Witness? Thirteen Peacemakers, […]
Sitting in the Garden of Gethsemane I was consoled by an experience that I might not have gotten elsewhere.How often in considering this story do we consider that Jesus sought consolation and prayer in a garden?
Enjoy these VaLENTine’s Day memes!
We humans are a short-lived species. The average life-span in the United States hovers between 75 and 80. The age of the earth, on the other hand, is around 4,500,000,000 […]
Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon thee? Alas, my treason, Jesus, hath undone thee! ’Twas I, Lord Jesus, I it was denied thee. I crucified thee. -stanza 2 […]
Yesterday, on the 49th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Cardinal Cupich announced the launching of a comprehensive program to address the violence plaguing Chicago communities. A letter was also issued […]
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former High Commissioner for Human Rights at the UN, spoke at Loyola University Chicago’s Climate Justice conference recently to address our global ecological […]
Song One: Today’s entrance antiphon, from which this Fourth Sunday in Lent takes its name: Lætare Jerusalem: et conventum facite omnes qui diligitis eam: gaudete cum lætitia, qui in tristitia […]
When I signed up to write for the Third Sunday of Lent, I had grand plans to write a brilliant post on the Samaritan woman at the well. After all, […]