Simply Spirit: Gifted women are serving the church in diverse and ecclesial ministries, but their work often goes unseen. Opening the diaconate to women would change that.
Simply Spirit: Amoris Laetitia is not an afterthought, but it fails to incorporate the experiences of LGBT Catholics who also live holy and committed family lives.
Simply Spirit: A parish in Solon, Ohio, houses within its church original art depicting biblical scenes of Resurrection.
Simply Spirit: Look at the polls: Either we enjoy venting our negativity to anonymous pollsters, or we don't know how to count our blessings.
Simply Spirit: Clueless preachers frequently turn the Gospel story about Jesus and the Samaritan woman into bad news, especially for women.
Simply Spirit: With Jesus' saving, powerful light perhaps we can begin to transform the many corruption-prone systems that plague our world. This Lent, which response will you choose?
Simply Spirit: The author felt discouraged about the country, but a friend's service to disadvantaged young people snapped her out of it.
Simply Spirit: The third week of January (January 18-25) is devoted to prayers for Christian unity. Not long ago, I found myself longing for the day of Eucharistic table sharing.
Simply Spirit: Matthew's Gospel does not ascribe gender to the Wise Ones from the East -- and scholarship shows why women may have been among them.
Simply Spirit: Nadiah Mohajir and Ayesha Akhtar co-founded Heart Women and Girls to provide health education to Muslim women and girls in the Chicagoland area and cities across the country.