Simply Spirit: It seems just yesterday that everybody in the gay community was either in the closet, dying of AIDS, or both. We've come a long way.
Simply Spirit: The new bishop of Rochester, N.Y., is ending a 40-year custom of lay ministers preaching at Mass. But what does canon law actually say?
Simply Spirit: Too often, Catholics raised in our Catholic culture are unaware that it is sometimes our duty to speak about matters concerning the good of the church.
Simply Spirit: Amazingly, this document validates the not-infrequent experience of Catholics who find themselves unable to accept certain teachings.
Simply Spirit: LeBron James shows that perseverance and hard work can make struggling people and communities rise again. He returns a better and wiser man.
Simply Spirit: Most summers, I spend time with God near Ohio's Amish country. This year, I'm gazing down a 2,000-year arc of supposedly sacred subordination.
Simply Spirit: This survey provided an opportunity for Catholics from anywhere in the U.S. to give feedback, not only those in the 72 U.S. dioceses that offered online surveys.
Simply Spirit: Pentecost is Sunday. So what better time than to reflect on the heartfelt experiences of Spirit that readers have to share?
Simply Spirit: Lately, Catholic news has been confusing and upsetting, with required loyalty oaths and the condemnation of nuns. But there is still some good news.
Simply Spirit: My hometown of Lima, Ohio, is a town filled with those who will never climb a canonization ladder but who bless everyone they encounter.