Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. (Matthew 7:1-2) The internet has made me more aware than ever of our human tendency to judge each other, although I doubt that more [...]
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Printer-friendly During the sexual abuse crisis, the retired archbishop of San Francisco, Most Rev. John R. Quinn, wrote: “I believe, in fact, that this is the best time in the history of the church to be a priest, because it is a time when there can be only one reason for being a priest or [...]
Mother Church has a vastly inclusive embrace. She is large enough to welcome people of all races, nations, economic strata, and personality. Her lap is capacious enough to hold opinions and theologies and spiritualities of many stripes, all within the creed-professing, Bible-reading, Pope-honoring holy Roman Catholic membership. However, there is an unfortunate contingent of Catholics [...]
Posted in Religious life on Jan 22nd, 2007
Printer-friendly version We live in an age when young adults rarely consider religious life an option for their own lives. Are we dinosaurs? If we are not, then why is it that we come together in religious communities in this day and age—or in any day and age? I am not going to tackle the [...]
Fashion is fickle. I went to STYLE.COM to find out what I should be anxious about this year (unlike the lilies of the field, who neither toil nor spin). I learned that my lips should be scarlet, and that it would be advisable to get a designer bag for my cell phone. What is more, [...]