Recent Features

Evaluating the Synod, Part II: Catholic Catechesis and Spiritual Growth by Gene Ciarlo

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Our current models of religious instruction are not preparing young people to contribute to a synodal church.

"May Dew Descend from Heaven": An Advent Reflection by Michael Ford

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A visit with Benedictine abbess Mother Paula Fairlie, who has always been drawn to the season of Advent.

The Human Deed: An Advent Meditation by Edward R. Burns

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The Incarnation reminds us that authentic Christian faith must always be rooted in the lives and needs of ordinary human beings.

Healing in a Time of Trouble by Susan K. Roll

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The 17th-century Jesuit priest Friedrich Spee von Langenfeld remains a hero of the women's ordination movement.

Catholic associations promoting a "do-it-yourself" synodal program

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A joint effort between the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the Catholic Committee of the South aims to include those on the margins of the synodal process.