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Faithful Citizenship Friday: Political Participation as Moral Obligation

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Current Events | 0 comments

In Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the US Bishops state: In the Catholic Tradition, responsible citizenship is a virtue, and...

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This Saturday Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Current Events | 1 comment

      The United Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez have been in the news a lot in the last week.       President...

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Palm Sunday: An Ethic of Extravagance

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Is 50:4-7; Ps 22:8-9,17-18,19-20,23-24; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1 – 15:47 Following each Palm Sunday, I find my thoughts and prayer lingering...

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The Affordable Care Act and Abortion Funding: the Other Shoe Finally Drops

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Current Events | 2 comments

A recent piece at National Review Online by Dorinda Borlee, Nicholas Nikas and Mark Rienzi brings into the light a very alarming new...

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Pope Benedict in Mexico

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in Current Events | 3 comments

Pope Benedict XVI, upon his arrival in Mexico [English links from Vatican transcript] on Friday,said that his goal in this apostolic visit...

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