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.
Feb 14-27, 2014
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?
Book excerpt: Author and Jesuit Gerald O'Collins in On the Left Bank of the Tiber discusses life as a theologian living in Rome.
Review: Atchison Blue admires the women of Mount St. Scholastica who gave the author hospitality and from whom she realized she had much to learn.
Opinion: For Vicki and Syl Schieber, a test of their faith came when their 23-year-old daughter, Shannon, was murdered in 1998.
Opinion: Fr. Isaac McDaniel imagines a conversation between two cardinals who aren't quite pleased with the way Pope Francis is running the church.
Because it's difficult to legally buy a gun in Mexico, "illicit firearms are responsible for all the gun deaths. And it is the U.S. ... making this gun trafficking possible."
A decade later, the Darfur crisis is far from over, despite attempts by the Sudanese government to minimize what has happened.
"Fine young priests" will replace the Dominicans who have served the University of New Mexico's Aquinas Newman Center since 1950.
My Table is Spread: On Sept. 4, Jews celebrated the beginning of a new year. For my niece, it marked the beginning of a new life.