To Wait for Inspiration Is to Walk by Faith by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Thinking ahead to Advent, the season of hopeful expectation.

An Appointment with Modernity
by William Droel

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At its best, the Catholic tradition fosters a reasonable approach with which to argue intelligently and temperately with the world.

Ashes to Ashes by Julie A. Ferraro

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The Catholic Church should support environmentally friendly burial processes.

Participating in God’s Being by Wally Swist

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Finding humility and divinity in caretaking a loved one who is experiencing memory loss.

Two Poems by Wally Swist

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". . . mid-October’s biblical / coat of many colors filling its bulk, / the parameters of it stretching to / rest its immensity across the horizon."

Humility’s Mirror by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Humility does not guarantee sanctity. It heightens our awareness of salvation by sensitizing us to the presence of God.

Integral Ecologies by Renée Darline Roden

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How Annie Dillard and Dorothy Day helped a writer discover new ways of thinking, acting, and living ecologically.

Habitual Practice by Julie A. Ferraro

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For the 60th anniversary of Vatican II, rethinking the implications of one of its key documents for religious communities.

The Vital Logic of Humility: A Reflection for the Memorial of Saint Bruno

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Remembering the founder of the Carthusian Order, whose memorial is celebrated on October 6.

The Art and Action of Attentive Listening by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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The art of listening is essential for a culture of synodality. We need to learn to practice it well.