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Clergy and Laity, politics

Scalia’s Timeless Wisdom

Thinking a lot about Justice Scalia today…who at the very least was a great character and charmed the likes of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (who was...
Clergy and Laity, Male Spirituality, vocation

Men and Women in Ministries Together

So the recent uproar over the comments made by Cardinal Burke here and a San Francisco parish’s banning of female altar servers has caused a great...
Clergy and Laity
Clergy and Laity, mental illness
Clergy and Laity, Wacky theology

Nun: I Had No Idea I was Pregnant

Fans of Discovery Health’s “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant” will love this: a Salvadoran nun gave birth in Italy this week, claiming she had...
Clergy and Laity, prison, Sexuality, silence, sin
Catholics and World Events, Clergy and Laity, Pope Francis

And People Are Crazy…

When I was a talk radio producer I had a hierarchy of “callers”, people who would call into a talk show trying to get on...
Clergy and Laity, Family., Pope Francis

Daddy, The Scary Priest Made Me Cry

So be forewarned, I’m about to be cranky today. And this is so because I have bent over backwards trying to remind people that welcoming...
Clergy and Laity, forgiveness, Pope Francis

Canonizing the Council

A few years ago I had a discussion with a colleague about the spirit of Vatican II. He noted: “Perhaps they should admit that this...
Campus Ministry, Canisius, Clergy and Laity, education, Ignatian Spirituality, inspiration, mental illness, Pope Francis, Pray, prayer, spiritual direction, violence, viral videos, vocation, Work, young adult ministry

Can We Heal Wounds?

When the horror of September 11th came upon the United States my friends with children fought vigorously to keep their children away from the television...