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The Primacy of Forgiveness (Or, What the Pope’s Confessional has to do with the Synod Discussion of Conscience)

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Current Events | 1 comment

Following is a jointly-authored post from Jana Bennett and David Cloutier: Watching the Synod from the sidelines, it is evident that...

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Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Current Events | 3 comments

I am haunted by the images of Syrian and other refugees. I still remember, a couple years later, a YouTube video posted by the Save the...

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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 Catholics to lead more ascetic lives. Some people have asked,...

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From the Parish: Reflections on Same-Sex Marriage and the SCOTUS Decision

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Current Events | 5 comments

The following is a guest reflection from Father Satish Joseph, PhD. As some of our regular readers have noted, us regulars here at...

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The Everyday Ascetic: Thoughts on Laudato Si’

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Current Events | 3 comments

My first thought when I read Laudato Si’ was not the “climate change question” that has pervaded discussion so far. My...

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