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Loisy, Congar, and the Middle Way

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Current Events, From the Field | 3 comments

Alfred Loisy was not an extremist in either the “traditionalist” or “modernist” sense. Rather, he belonged to that “perhaps not numerous center,” described by Bernard Lonergan as the proper station of those “big...

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Ephesians 5 and Domestic Violence: Words of Eternal Life?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in Current Events, Marriage and Family, The Parish, Women and Gender | 1 comment

“To whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” So says Simon Peter to Jesus in today’s gospel (Jn 6:60-69). As people of faith, we approach the Scriptures with confidence that they will not lead us...

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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

JOS 24:1-2A, 15-17, 18B PS 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21 EPH 5:21-32 JN 6:60-69...

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Everything is a Caress of God

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Current Events | 1 comment

The following is a guset post from Dr. Alessandro Rovati, Adjunct Professor at...

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Truth is a Person—20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Lectionary | 1 comment

Proverbs 9:1—6 Psalm 34 Ephesians 5:15—20 John 6:51—58   The Christian...

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Should You Permit Your Kids to Play American Football?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Current Events | 2 comments

For many high school football teams across the country, football practice...

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Rats in the Cellar: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Lectionary | 1 comment

Ex 16:2-4,12-15; Ps 78:3-4,23-25,54; Eph 4:17,20-24; Jn 6:24-35. At the heart...

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The Everday Ascetic: Considering Food Waste in the US

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Current Events | 3 comments

A couple weeks I wrote a post about Laudato Si’ and its call on...

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