Women and Power in Catholic Ministry by John Wijngaards

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In a church context, the supreme power of love is Christ’s power brought to us through the eucharist and the other sacraments. May we deny people that power because ancient prejudice judged women unfit to channel it?

The Nun Who Stopped Riots on the Streets of Belfast by Michael Ford

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A profile of a tireless peacemaker. “I would like to be on the same wavelength with everybody, finding unity with every human being and, above all, unity with God.”

Faith in a Time of Chaos by Deacon Thom Crowe

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Practical wisdom for ways to grow in faith during this global pandemic.

A Spiritual Sisterhood of Faithful Women by Dorothy Yeomans

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As a woman I claim this profound gift: love is poured out on me; I am then empowered to pour it out on others, as the women in my life have done so beautifully.

No Greater Intimacy by E. J. Sweeney

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Consuming the body and blood of Christ is a wonderful, mystical union. It gives us an intimacy with God we never would have thought possible. But it also arouses a dangerous memory.

On Guidance by Wally Swist

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It is not only our responsibility to learn the practice of vigilant listening for our own benefit but also, most specifically, to learn and institute this practice for the sake of all those around us.

Faith or Fear: An Ongoing Struggle by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Both of us felt the prophetic call to be ourselves, while not wishing to suffer both the agony and ecstasy of authenticity. We wanted to speak out—and, simultaneously, were afraid to say too much.

Editorial: Our Collective Fragility

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However we choose to modify our behavior in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be rooted in a new understanding of our interdependence.

A New Covenant and a New Way of Forgiving by Ed Burns

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The kind of forgiveness that Jesus brings into our lives is rooted in the belief and recognition that all creation is good, and it takes into account the fundamental worth of each person.

A Personal Mission: A Review by Amy Nicholson

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A classic spiritual work by a renowned mystic and inspiration to Hans Urs von Balthasar.