Spiritual Reflections: People of faith only change their behavior when they personally see a need to change, not when they're ordered to do so.
The Peace Pulpit: What it means to change our lives — I suggest just one profound way and an important way for us to live in what is truly the richest country in the world.
Soul Seeing: My son's first mother taught me what it means to lay down your life for those you love.
Take and Read: What drew me to Thomas Merton (and still does) was his deep inner search for truth and light, his inner yearning for God.
Spiritual Reflections: Readings for January 22, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
The Peace Pulpit: "We will transform our world into the reign of God where there will be peace and fullness of life for every person."
Spiritual Reflections: Readings for January 15, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Distinctly Catholic: Cardinal Sean O'Malley spoke about three forces at work in American social and political life, in a talk given Jan. 10 at The Catholic University of America.
Faith and Justice: One of the greatest liturgical challenges in the 21st century is making it meaningful to people in a post Darwin, post-Einstein, post-Hubble world.
Young Voices: Sr. Julia Walsh, a young Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration, is a Horizons columnist for Global Sisters Report. Amid doubts about her vocation, one day, she received God's grace.