Parish Diary: The Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage may, in fact, make things better, not only for LGBT couples, but also for our society.
Parish Diary: When Pope Francis was here in the United States it was a great week to be a Catholic in America.
Parish Diary: Religions rise. Religions fall. Is the Catholic church going out of business? It's a fair question.
Parish Diary: Our parish has been trying to go green for almost 10 years. Earth Day seemed like a good time to reflect on how we're doing.
Parish Diary: In the last eight years, our two sister parishes have together built over 200 new houses for the poorest of the poor and repaired another 30 homes.
Parish Diary: Young adults ages 18 to 40, especially single ones, generally don't come to church. We decided to ask them, "Why don't you come to church?"
Parish Diary: What has been valued in the appointment of bishops over the last 40 years? How does one actually become a bishop?
Parish Diary: What does our parish do about contraception? We teach as the church teaches. Are we having any significant impact? No.
Parish Diary: Our parish is a fairly typical middle-class American parish. It would also be fair to say that our approach to same-sex couples is evolving.
Parish Diary: The problem with the process in the Roman Catholic church is that it takes what ought to be a pastoral matter and turns it into a legal one.