The Field Hospital: Our Father's Table in South Orange County; Glenmary outreach to U.S. missions; "Homeless Jesus" sculpture installed; ecumenical communities sign declaration about traditional Latino values.
The Field Hospital: Storefront mission in Philly hopes to "to remind the people of the neighborhood that the church has not forgotten them."
Young Voices: As I share the "road" with all the members of our church, I begin to wonder just how we can continue to build God's kin-dom of love and justice.
NCR Today: The Philadelphia archbishop will coordinate "an informal working group" assigned to further the family document's reception and implementation.
Just Catholic: Pope Francis wants pastors to smell of the sheep. He rails against clericalism, and I think rightly so.
The Field Hospital: Determining credibility under the Dallas Charter; parishioners investigate pastor's finances; the Neocatechumenal Way proves divisive; forming more "intentional disciples" at the parish level.
The Field Hospital: Parishioners' hat drive ministry serves needy; San Francisco archbishop highlights need for ongoing adult faith formation, following results from survey on synod topics
Simply Spirit: I recently listened to a podcast by Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, a Sister of St. Joseph, who spoke eloquently about "arguably the most celebrated woman in the Christian tradition."
The Field Hospital: Fran Wesseling speaks with authority on war's devastation; her son, retired Maj. Darren Baldwin, lives with neurological damage.
The Field Hospital: Congregations doing more service, less politics; Parishioners to finish occupation of Mass. church; What happens when parishioners go rogue