In an earlier post, I noted how the Holy Father’s summons to “synodality” attracts me. His call to “journey together”...
Pope Francis has decided that an emphasis in our Catholic community for the next few years will focus our attention on the concept of “synodality.”
From the earliest days of my Catholic education, the good School Sisters of Notre Dame taught my young schoolmates and me to bow our heads when we said the name “Jesus.”
For someone who suffered as much as Paul, one must notice with what peace he looks toward the future.
Understand Jonah! He complains that the Lord is too merciful!
Listen carefully (again) to the first line of the parable: “A man had two sons.” Until the account of both sons receives a hearing, the telling cannot be completed or properly understood.
I find a very Vincentian spirit in Labor Day. From the beginning, Louise and Vincent were serious about being hard workers themselves and promoting the ability to work among the poor whom they served.
The topic of homelessness continues to hold its place in my mind, but now with a particular emphasis upon the young on the streets of our cities.
We, too, receive the opportunity and encouragement to have a deeper vision into the person and mission of Jesus.
Most of us know the blessing of a home; we must strive to make it a reality for others. This path leads to our eternal home.
“Prepare the child for the road, not the road for the child.” The wisdom of that statement grows on me as I continue to think about it.
The sign of the cross enables us to confess our belief in our Triune God in a regular though sometimes forgetful manner.