The Peace Pulpit: We must learn how to reach out in love and not reject people, push them away. We must try to live the way of love that Jesus demonstrates for us.
Take and Read: Un tal Jesús foregrounds Jesus' humanness and his vision of the reign of God, with Latin American village life woven into the narrative world.
Distinctly Catholic: While reading Mathew Schmalz's book, one catches glimpses of spiritual insight which reveal the way mercy is the foundation of any authentic Christian spirituality.
Young Voices: I look to Jesus' example as a brutal campaign for power ends and initiates a new moment of anxiety and hope in the Divided States of America.
Making A Difference: It is crucial for Christians to enter the voting booth with a well-formed conscience based on Gospel values.
The Peace Pulpit: "That's what you, now being confirmed, are committing yourself to be -- a witness to Jesus."
Should Christians hold seders? Chase Darr has hosted his own seder, using a copy of the church's Haggadah (the book with the seder liturgy), for the past seven years.
Making a Difference: With so many countless fellow human beings suffering, Jesus' own suffering continues on to this very day -- in them and with them.
Commentary: If the Catholic school is to be a representation of the loving, merciful Christ -- in a sense, Christ writ larger -- it must embrace all in her employ.
In every age and in every culture, people seek God just as the Three Kings did and, in every age, with the help of the Holy Spirit, they find him in the surprising humility of a baby born in a manger, Pope Francis said.
"Led by the Spirit, they come to realize that God's criteria are quite different from those of men, that God does not manifest himself in the power of this world, but speaks to us in the humbleness of his love," the pope said Tuesday, the feast of the Epiphany.