The choice between happiness and reward: Blessed are the poor in spirit

Blessed are the meek — saving the tradition

A contemporary Sikh 'saint' may offer insights into overcoming polarization

The Beatitudes revisited: a template of the good life

A paradigm-shifting lectionary for the whole church

Acedia can trap us, but the Advocate-Spirit renews us

Shut in, locked down, no green space? Six tips to connect with nature

Were some saints mentally ill, or holy, or both?

Synods will make the difference

Now playing: Pope Francis' ecological encyclical set to music

We must restore the powerful witness of women leaders to the Catholic lectionary

COVID-19 and Holy Week stretch us again, for the better

Honor the 'mothers' of early Christianity during Women's History Month

Space, time, change, reflection: Lent as it should be

'Scholomance' fantasy novel touches on power of evil — and of grace

How should Christ-believers counter insurrectionist cults?

Wisdom stands the test of time over rules that come and go

The implosion of clericalism dramatized in Leonard Bernstein's 'Mass'

Forest therapy reawakens human connection to the natural world

Thanks, President Trump — I learned a lot from you