Eco Catholic: The three-course program, which begins Wednesday, is the creation of Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, co-founders of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology.
Soul Seeing: I am learning that using our intelligence is not anti-spiritual or anti-religious.
Reconciliation in Chicago: Not all barriers or walls are visible. Some barriers are buried deep within us.
This week, the Scriptures invite us to consider profit and loss and grace.
Young Voices: Having recently turned 30 years old, I have noticed a few things about being part of the Catholic church as a "young adult."
A small c catholic: Religious extremists suppress doubt, but uncertainty and questioning can help us keep our faith grounded and authentic.
When he announced the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis wrote in Misericordiae Vultus, "We want to live this Jubilee Year in light of the Lord's words: Merciful like the Father." In his Gospel, the Lucan Jesus made a similar plea: "Be merciful just as your Father is merciful" (Luke 6:36).
Soul Seeing: My best friend's death left me frustrated. I found what I needed from God in the music of my friend's Mass of Christian Burial.
At the Intersection: I went to a neighborhood church and was reminded why I had stopped attending church with any regularity: I don't feel empowered by the message.
We approach the sacred texts today by reminding ourselves that Jesus is the face of God made visible, the wisdom of God revealed and the One who daily challenges the quality of our discipleship.