“The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse.”
Archive for category Liturgical Spirituality
As we remember the sufferings of Jesus, we are led into the celebration of Christ’s victory over death and into the renewal of our commitment to the life of faith at the Easter sacraments.
Fast from words and be silent—so you can listen.
In my dictionary of life, being “big, bad-manned” usually involves an action (by a male) which makes you (the female) feel stupid, belittled, and as if you were taking up too much space.
Lent must also lead us to experience, celebrate, and live out the grace of God’s mercy, to reveal and see in ourselves the goodness that God sees in us, as in all creation.
What does dust have to do with the sacramental world of the liturgy? Maybe science can tell us.
If scientific language feels irreverent and laughable in our prayer, it might be because it isn’t our native language as it is the scientists of the Vatican Observatory. But then we have a problem….
We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, widowed, gay, confused, filthy rich, comfortable or dirt poor
This is an attempt to look again at the too-regularly forgotten value of small, local Christian communities where the pastor IS pastor to the faith community, leads, teaches, and preaches to their actual context.
As we come to the end of the calendar year and a new year begins, it is natural to take stock and ask, “How can I make my life better during the coming year?” It’s not all a matter of chance, after all. We have the potential to make decisions which can shape our lives.