Category: Reflections

The Newness of God’s Words by Anne Kerrigan

A course called "Praying with the Bible" helps a participant find strength, healing, and new beginnings.
August 21, 2023/by tac

Addressing the Crisis of Psychological Abuse by Julie A. Ferraro

How many voices must cry out in pain from being mentally tortured, confused, insulted, and mistreated before the church presses for action?
August 14, 2023/by tac

From God’s Mouth to My Ears by Fran Salone-Pelletier

Reflecting on a reading from the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, with a special concluding prayer.
August 4, 2023/by tac

Two Poems by John Zedolik

"The old violet his sealed itself / to the wooden planks of the deck / as I used to seal the Host, the Body / of Christ..."
July 7, 2023/by tac

Conscious Communication by Julie A. Ferraro

As for those who criticize others for being “woke”: it’s not a bad thing to speak truth to power and offer a willing hand to help others improve their lot.
July 5, 2023/by tac

A Meditation on Psalm 5
by St. Charles de Foucauld

An excerpt from a new translation of meditations by "the hermit of Tamanrasset."
June 20, 2023/by tac

Alienating Intelligence by Julie A. Ferraro

Artificial intelligence has the very real potential to alienate us from each other, to make humanity slaves to technology, and not the other way around.
June 6, 2023/by tac

Susannah’s Story by Fran Salone-Pelletier

"It is as if it happened yesterday, the memory is so vivid in my mind and heart." A tale for Pentecost.
May 29, 2023/by tac

Two Poems by O’Neill D’Cruz

"May the seed of your Sacred Spirit / Bear fruit as care for each other"
May 26, 2023/by tac

What Would a “Christian Nation” Look Like? by William John Fitzgerald

No nation can equate itself with “the kingdom of God” as proclaimed by Jesus.
May 24, 2023/by tac

Insubstantial Wages by William Droel

A fair and living wage is a cornerstone of Catholic social doctrine.
May 22, 2023/by tac

Moving On Up by Fran Salone-Pelletier

The power of ascendancy lies within us as inspirited human beings—people endowed with and baptized into the indomitable Holy Spirit of God.
May 18, 2023/by tac

Divine Mercy Is a Human Necessity by Fran Salone-Pelletier

"We do pray for mercy, / And that same prayer doth teach us all to render / The deeds of mercy." A reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday on April 16.
April 14, 2023/by tac

A Parable for Palm Sunday
by Fran Salone-Pelletier

He had won them by bathing them in a love they could not resist—not by blasting them with power they would resent.
March 31, 2023/by tac

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