Vatican news published a prayer of Pope Francis “for peace and protection from violence and from terrorism” that the Pope prayed yesterday upon visiting the Church of St. Francis in Krakow, which houses the relics two Polish Franciscans killed by the Maoist guerilla organization Sendero Luminoso in Peru in 1991. I think the prayer is […]
Archive for July, 2016
This is not a question of interreligious prayer (which is a delicate question), but of interreligious encounter.
We are participants in God’s gift by being with the sick person, not primarily by talking or offering explanations of sickness and dying.
The prayer offered at the Democratic Convention by the Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale, in a perhaps odd way, put me in mind of some of the things that get said in the debate over the orientation of the priest in the celebration of the Eucharist.
No wonder we have such problems with liturgical translations….
I want the students to think hard about how some people find worship attendance to be meaningful, related to their daily life, a constitutive part of their value system, and the like, and also how some people who reject organized religion find meaning and values and a fulfilling life.
News sources today are reporting that there has been a deadly attack on a church in Normandy France.
This is a call out to Pray Tell participants for suggested resources for chanting the psalms daily. … My friend’s inquiry has left me “as lost as a Jesuit in Holy Week.”
The Pastoral Musician of the Year award was given to Jaime Cortez.
Catholic traditionalists continue to underestimate the Argentine pontiff.