S. Tracy Kemme offers an inspiring reflection on the “alabaster jar of costly ointment” in the context of her upcoming profession of first vows as a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. Who was the woman who came to anoint Jesus. Where did she come from? Did she know Jesus? And this alabaster jar: Where did she […]
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What atheists and Christians have in common on Easter
Global Sisters Report features Carol Keehan, DC on Hait and meetings with Pope Francis
Is Francis bringing people back to church?
I realized that the poor and those in need did not bring it on themselves in most cases, as people accuse them of. I also realized: “There but for the grace of God go I.”
Church has many female leaders, but doesn’t do a great job of making them visible.
New Vincentian Cardinal – no need for power structure
NCR names Pope Person of the Year. “Perhaps Francis’ greatest contribution as pope will be his embrace and advocacy for the Synod of Bishops as central to the governance and mission of the church.
“Weeping over the state of labor.” As the United States and Canada celebrate Labor Day here is something to think about from an article “A church that embraces the cross must embrace politics”
On the first day of Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea he met with the Korean bishops, telling them to be one with the poor. However, some of his strongest advice was not reported at the time as several paragraphs from his talk were dropped in the official text distributed on the Korean bishops’ sponsored […]