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, Community Builders, And Agitators for […]
Statement of Catholic Theologians, Educators, Parishioners, and Lay Leaders On Clergy Sexual Abuse in the United States
This guest post is a prayer and letter written by Dr. Susan Reynolds, Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies at Emory University Candler School of Theology. To add your signature to the 5000+ signatures below, visit:/Para […]
Imagining Faith: A Tribute to Dr. King
I have to go soon, I don’t have much time. This is my last class teaching at Notre Dame. Have I found the voice with which I sing? Have I found the voice with which […]
Faith, Power, and the Chair of St. Peter
There’s no way around the fact that to many people, Catholic or not, today is a strange feast – the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. It’s one of the few universal commemorations of […]
Palm Sunday: Affirming the Value of All Living
The Palm Sunday liturgy produces a tension in us. The stories that we tell are really a process, a journey that we call Passion. We have Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on the one hand […]
St. Joseph: A Contemplative-in-Action
The Feast of St. Joseph did not become an important feast day for me until I began teaching at Mount Saint Joseph Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school in Brighton, MA sponsored by the Sisters […]
The Details of Our Devotion
There are few writers that have impacted my view of the world, and the way I see myself in it, as profoundly as Mary Oliver has. I have added her poems to my personal collection […]
Baseball and Catholic Faith
I look forward to October every year – the peak of autumn filled with pumpkin based recipes, New England foliage, and warm apple cider on chilly fall days. Still, my favorite part of October will […]
Fear or Faith?
At my first communion, I received a picture Bible. All the stories were told through comic strips, like the Bible version of Rex Morgan, M.D. Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, Ishmael, Isaac, Leah, Rachel, Jacob, Moses, Gideon, […]
A rose by any other name? What is theology?
“I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this I believe–that unless I believe, I should not understand.” – St. Anselm of Canterbury, Proslogium, […]
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