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Why We Ought to Pay Serious Attention to Spiritual but Not Religious (You Should Read This….)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

I’ve been teaching for almost a decade, and in past years, if there’s been anything I’ve been more annoyed with (in a gentle, mild, non-violent way) in class, it’s been when my students try...

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God, Catholic Moral Theology, and Tetris

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

Those of us who grew up in the 80’s are familiar with Tetris. It’s a video game. The computer deploys different shaped blocks from the top of the screen. The player’s job is to configure the blocks and arrange...

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The Synod of Bishops: Signs of Divorce in the Family of God?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Current Events | 2 comments

No one can escape preparation for marriage in the Catholic Church without...

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Chosen Identity vs. Identity as Chosen—29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Lectionary | 2 comments

Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 Psalm 96 I Thessalonians 1:1-5 Matthew 22:15-21 One of the...

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The Synod Part 2: Field Hospitals in a Divorce Culture

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

I posted an initial take on some of the themes coming out of the Synod of the...

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You Should Read This: Karen Swallow Prior on Hannah More–Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in From the Field | 0 comments

The Humane Society of the United States knows that protection for animals will...

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The Synod’s Report on Marriage: A Hearing

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

The Mid-Term Report for the meeting of the Synod of Bishops on the family just...

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Who is Invited to the Feast? Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Is 25:6-10A Ps 23:1-3A, 3B-4, 5, 6 Phil 4:12-14, 19-20 Mt 22:1-14   What...

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