Young Voices: Debates surrounding race have covered a number of topics, but one puzzling thread seeks to invalidate protests about racism with flawed comparisons.
Love. Love. Love. This Sunday's readings open doors to the complicating depths of love. John's Gospel offers us a formula that can be and should be applied to our lives together today: Remain in my love; this love is joyful and whole; this love generates friendships; and fruits of love will remain.
Remain in my love
Young Voices: The arguments about the death penalty feel exhausted. Nevertheless, the conversation is very much alive.
Young Voices: Mercy, joy and the poor church? Look closer. The trademark pillars of Francis' papacy are fruits borne of a deeper principle.
Young Voices: Jesus and the early disciples are an incredible reminder that you can experience a situation of utter despair and turn it into something transformative.
Young Voices: My wife and I are expecting our first child in July, and I'm finding new meaning in some of Holy Week's words and symbols.
Young Voices: More than five years ago, I had an idea for a column: a column of young voices in the National Catholic Reporter.
Young Voices: If there is anyone on the planet who if given the opportunity would not change something about him- or herself, I would love to meet them.
St. Paul's in Burlingame, St. Ambrose, St. Aidan's, St. Gregory of Nyssa, St. Mary the Virgin, Church of the Epiphany, St. Paul's in Oakland, Transfiguration, St. Mark's, Holy Innocents, Grace Cathedral, All Saints', Holy Name of Jesus, St. Cecelia, St. Gabriel's, St. Augustine's, Sts. Peter and Paul, Mission Dolores, St. Patrick's, St. Paul the Shipwreck.
Young Voices: As transgender individuals remain underserved by our Catholic community, an increased commitment to developing adequate pastoral resources is desperately needed.