"It can really feel like a very transformative moment, where they were able to step back and reflect on some of the deeper questions."
Celebration Publications: When I read that “The Dying Gaul” was on display at the National Gallery of Art, I decided I had to see this glimpse of a vanished people, these Gauls I had read about in graduate school, now lost in the mists of time.
Soul Seeing: Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales reminds us of our identity as pilgrims. We are all on a journey. And a motley crew we are.
Someone once said that a connoisseur of classical music is someone who can listen to Rossini's "William Tell Overture" and not think of "The Lone Ranger."
Spiritual Reflections: Manna had a strange effect on the wandering people. It fed them not just physically but socially and economically, too.
Column: Catholics of all ages, especially social-justice-minded ones, should remember that burying the dead is just as important as feeding the hungry.
Young Voices: It is not as though I am without topics that would be compelling enough to cover. But sometimes it's all right to say nothing.
Soul Seeing: In-between processes are less rational than imaginative, less internally focused than looking for clues outside the self.
Spiritual Reflections: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity simply focuses on the concrete relationships God initiates and sustains with humanity.
Global Faith: This was not a trip to Jerusalem or Rome, but to Cuba. Our band of 23 were not tourists or service volunteers but pilgrims.