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Caring for All Creation

Back a few weeks ago, we decided to pray outside for our weekday mass honoring the words of Pope Francis’ new encyclical Ladatio Si. ┬áIt...
Campus Ministry, Catholics and World Events, Discernment, environment, inspiration, Sandy, social justice, young adult ministry

Sandy in Long Island

I just returned from Long Island where 8 of us from St Joe’s took some time to help people effected by Superstorm Sandy. We were...
Abortion, Catholics and World Events, Clergy and Laity, environment, politics, social justice
Catholics and World Events, environment

The Global Math

If there’s one article that we all should read it’s this one in Rolling Stone on Global Warming. I’ll cut to the chase as I...
environment, inspiration, Wacky theology

Plunging For Jesus

From my colleague Julianne Wallace: Just watch I kinda want to do this with the students now. Was surprised he went in with his robes.
Advent, Buffalo, environment, inspiration

Flurries from Heaven

Today we have the first sign of snow in Western New York as we start our December. It made me recall an article I wrote...
Buffalo, environment, inspiration

Sunshine in Buffalo?

It’s a question I get from my downstater friends and others around the country often: How’s the weather? Are you buried under snow? And while...
dogs, environment, inspiration, Interfaith, Saints

Seeing St. Francis

Quite often we see statues of St. Francis in the garden, a seemingly tranquil figurine, surrounded by nature and other animals. As the patron of...