The Field Hospital: We look at another tool for pastors feeling the pressures of managing what is in effect a large business while at the same time striving to be faith leaders.
Young Voices: My career as a lay minister thus far has been life-giving, but there has also been a tug to ordination that I have suppressed since I was a girl.
The Field Hospital: Outreach to LGBT community; no new El Paso church; Boston helping refugees; closing Chicago church; Minnesota merger; people prefer the Newman Center; steal a million, owe no explanation.
NCR Today: A Baptist leader in Sacramento said the Orlando shooting was a good thing; this is not a Christian response.
Eco Catholic & The Field Hospital: Locating economical and effective rebates and programs on energy savings is an archdiocesan-wide initiative.
NCR Today: If we Muslim Americans focused on three small objectives that are achievable for us both as individuals and as a community, I believe we can make a measurable difference.
NCR Today: For each of the last four years, St. Mary's Parish has hosted a party for an exclusive part of its downtown parish -- its nonagenarians.
The Field Hospital: Party in Boise for parishioners who reach 90s; a poignant pairing of marriages; emoji Bible; ministry to parents who lose babies; Association of U.S. Catholic priests meet next week.
The Peace Pulpit: "The way of Jesus can bring peace and love and goodness into our human family."
The Field Hospital: Catholic Leadership Institute runs training programs for clergy and parish staff, developing business-oriented leadership skills reshaped for parish life.