As we enter the heart of the summer, our nation finds itself fractured and frayed. The Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated. The scourge of police violence has set off a wave of protests in cities across the country, with citizens rightfully demanding accountability and an end to systemic racism. Our parish and sacramental lives have been upended. The pieces in this edition of TAC address the challenging issues of our lives today and inspire us to be open, flexible, and free to adapt our social structures to the needs of our age.