“A church is often one of the few places where we experience the gathering and sustaining of community…Community is not easily found anymore in our landscapes.”Read more
Tag: Secular Culture
Our Catholic Future Lies Within the Secular
The future of the Catholic Church doesn’t only lie in the walls the church, we must learn from our secular society how to love God outside of the chapel.Read more
To the Victor . . .
As I looked at those centuries-old structures in Spain, built by religious folk whose gods had beaten another’s, I thought of the increasing number of razed or re-purposed church buildings in the U.S. and found myself wondering what might or might not be left of current structures in the year 2500. Who will be viewed as the conquered or conqueror? I don’t pretend to be a savvy prognosticator, but I do believe that history is beginning to be written…today.Read more