This is not your parents' Lent. That's pretty clear when smartphone alarms ring at mealtimes on Fridays along with text messages from the "meat police"
YES, AND ...: DAILY MEDITATIONS
By Richard Rohr
Published by Franciscan Media, $24.99
Truth is paradoxical. In fact, the closer one dives into spiritual truth, or inner truth, the more paradoxical it becomes. The portals open to mystery and to the reconciliation of opposites.
Soul Seeing: I was a tourist in India in 2006, brought by accident to an orphanage run by Salesian sisters. What I saw changed my life.
If someone were to ask you, "When is your favorite time of the year?" how would you respond? For some among us, the holiday season including Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year holds a special charm. It is a time of holy happenings when families and friends can celebrate God and one another, a cherished season that calls upon those who have to share generously with those who have less.
Why are eulogies viewed with such fear and suspicion in our church?
The Jesuits of the United States have launched an online communal prayer experience to which they are inviting all of their friends and colleagues.
How we use water, its global importance and threats to access offer starting points for Christian pondering their Lenten sacrifices.
Dare we live in the world envisioned in the Great Sermon? Dare we live by an ethic that acknowledges God's dominion over all of human life and history?
The call for joy comes as the Catholic church prepares to launch a year in honor of religious orders around the world.
Changes in technology have fundamentally altered the human quest for spirituality and require Catholics to reevaluate how they approach society.