What was missing from that vision, however, was that the pruning and the grafting, the discipline and the commitment, the sacrifice and the growing, are not only for my personal spiritual benefit but for the sake of the vineyard, for the sake of the trellis of disciples, for the sake of the harvest of justice and reconciliation that is the authentic fruit of being planted in Christ.Read more
Zachary Stachowski reflects on the Gospel Reading for the Fifth Sunday of Easter.Read more
Fr. Michael Plekon reviews The Congregation in a Secular Age, the third installment of Andrew Root’s series titled Ministry in a Secular Age.Read more
Paul Westermeyer argues for the value of keeping a church “open for prayer” beyond those times when services are being held.Read more
John Kyler reviews Tony Alonso’s Mass of Joy and Peace – Tenth Anniversary Edition.Read more
John Kyler reviews Kathleen Demney’s Missa de Lumine.Read more
“We stand today on top of the mountain as we celebrate our greatest liturgical feast.”
A theological reflection for Easter day, by Gerard Austin, OP
If the confirmation debate is over, it’s probably only over for now.
Paul Turner responds to Tim Gabrielli.
John Kyler reviews the latest Voices hymnal.Read more
I think Thomas had come to have faith through the wounds as incontrovertible signs of a resurrection path.Read more