Lent that a call for conversion or “change your way of thing” as we stand before two visions of Church
Why pray and fast on Tuesday? It was a challenge to me as a Vincentian to do more than serve in SSVP and feel good about doing it.
Pope – Lent as a time to combat our growing global indifference to our brothers and sisters
This year, for the 12 Days of Christmas Busted Halo presents 12 messages of inspiration from everyone’s favorite pope!
Celebrating the divine mess-maker! His birth caused a cosmic upheaval.
“I’ll Just Come Down and Show You” - God takes on human form at Christmas -- and gives us an example for how to live our lives In classic Busted Halo fashion the post cuts through to the essence of Christmas! From the post... A few years ago, I was trying to help a...
If you want it done… ask a nun! These words were coined years ago by Margaret Wheatley a valued and respected elder in her field of leadership and organizational change.
Would Jesus Pick A Bar Stool Over A Church Pew? We have all heard the statement that bartenders hear more confessions…
Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic – The full text of the report of the Apostolic visitation
Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace – Peace does not come from wiping out enemies, it comes from destroying all hatred with prayer, dialogue and friendship, including in the church and within the Roman Curia, said Father Raniero Cantalamessa the preacher of the papal household.
Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.
Why is it that other people "resist"? There has been a lot of talk about resistance to changes in the church and in society. But as I read the blogs and the tweets I am struck by the fact that many seem to assume that it is "the other" who is resisting. Whether it is...