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Ethics after Easter

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in Lectionary | 3 comments

May 1, 2011–Second Sunday of Easter Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 “Peace be with you!”...

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Would you deny Jesus food stamps?

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in Current Events, From the Field | 0 comments

What would Jesus Cut? Arguing that the budget is a moral document, Rev Jim Wallis and Sojourners magazine has embarked on an admirable and...

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Would you like a slice of reality with that ideal?

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in Current Events | 3 comments

One of the complaints that people sometimes make about Catholic social teachings is that they don’t seem very related to “real...

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Mission Creep in Libya: CIA Ops and Drones Now, Ground Troops and Assassination Attempts Later?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2011 in Current Events | 7 comments

The message was clear.  It was to be a humanitarian intervention only: But history is filled with examples of military interventions so...

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Stepping Down from the Ivory Tower: Pange Lingua and the Triduum

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in Lectionary | 1 comment

As I was participating in tonight’s Holy Thursday mass, I remembered that Thomas Aquinas wrote one of the great hymns that we sing...

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