The Moral Hinge by William Droel

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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s belief that "the universe hinges on a moral foundation" continues to challenge and instruct us today.

Two Poems by Gerard Garrigan, OSB

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"My cloister is the world / Its enclosure never ends . . ."

The Mystery of Becoming Magi by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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A second meditation for the Christmas season, in celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany.

Make Ready for the Christ by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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"This birth is most significant, even for doubters. It is the one unique nativity that effects the transformation and transfiguration of all creation."

The Working Catholic: Advent, Part II by William Droel

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This holy season is designed to reinforce behavior that should occur all year long. The second in a series of Advent reflections.

"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.

The Worst of Times Can Be the Best of Times by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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"Now I was being asked to practice the faith of receiving, trusting that dependency and vulnerability were open pathways to God."

The Meaning of Sacrifice by Ray Temmerman

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Rethinking the concept of sacrifice through its true meaning: to make something or someone holy.