In today’s readings, we hear the stories of two central prophetic witnesses: King David and Mary of Nazareth. Their stories are intimately connected in the Christian narrative and today’s readings give us much to ponder […]
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 crisis. Her motivating question was: […]
Over the last 24 hours, my Facebook feed has been blowing up with various articles about recently inaugurated Donald Trump’s plans to defund the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the […]
Our Advent waiting is not the passive acceptance of reality as we currently perceive it, but an active and creative collaboration with others, preparing our hearts and our world for the coming of Christ.
While being interviewed by Krista Tippett for the On Being podcast, actor and activist Martin Sheen shared his favorite passage from Trappist monk and author Thomas Merton… words that I’ve not been able to […]
If I had an opportunity to sit down and chat with one of the four evangelists, I’d pick Luke. I just find his gospel so riveting and his characters so compelling. Any child somewhat familiar […]