The Field Hospital: Parish collaboration in California; being present with the homeless; increase in Catholic involvement with Habitat for Humanity.
Faith & Parish
The religious freedom campaign of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took on a new urgency, wrapped in ominous tones and a foreboding script, in a newly released video.
Young Voices: This is Easter joy -- a little confusion, a little courage, caught by surprise, but feeling quite deeply the presence of the spirit in these relationships.
The Field Hospital: "The prudence needed to be an effective priest cannot be taught, it can only be earned through actual life experience."
The Peace Pulpit: "That's what you, now being confirmed, are committing yourself to be -- a witness to Jesus."
Simply Spirit: Gifted women are serving the church in diverse and ecclesial ministries, but their work often goes unseen. Opening the diaconate to women would change that.
The Field Hospital: Church-destroying blaze likely arson; South Philly parishioners face church mergers; Parishioners help fund shipping stained-glass windows overseas.
A small c catholic: Church governance for the Presbyterian Church (USA) may work imperfectly, but I still prefer its representative democracy.
Passover is the most celebrated of all Jewish holidays, with more than 70 percent of Jewish Americans taking part in a seder, its ritual meal. Here are the basics.
NCR Today: I have to say at the outset that despite the fact that the "joy of love" is truly wonderful, I find it difficult to feel excessively positive about Amoris Laetitia.