Catechetical ministry is more than prepping students for the “Regents Review” of concepts they learned. It means prepping people to think and act like Christ.
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Pope Francis calls us to “build a better kind of politics”. The USCCB suggest almost a “12 step program” for building community as envisaged when we truly commit to what we pray for in the “Our Father”.
Looking At 9/11 Through Generational Eyes – While students struggle to imagine the emotions felt by those who witnessed the tragedy, however, many faculty members are struggling to forget.
Did a question ever lead you to think more deeply? Frederic Ozanam did … and sought help to understand it at a deeper level.
Me-ism! A lens to understand our world, church… and the three year “synodal process” beginning October 2021.
We are all called to fan into flame the idealism of youth. Sr. Rosalie calls us today to be mentors by our example as we walk among the least of our brothers and sisters.
Is Labor Day the last hurrah of summer? The weekend to catch supposedly fantastic sales? A recognition of the dignity of work? It is all that and more!
Living with the Jesus of Interruptions. – How many times are you interrupted in the middle of your plans? Do you think of interruptions as annoyances … or opportunities encounter a body of Christ?
In Mark’s there are many ordinary we tend to skip over. But they are there for a reason. Mark subtly proposes them as signs of encouragement to the ordinary Christians under attack in Rome.
Mark, as any good pastor would, uses Jesus stories circulating in oral tradition to help a community understand how the gospel is “good news” … even in the face of catastrophe and persecution.
Nuns built America’s largest private school system , created America’s nonprofit hospital systems building over 800 hospitals, were some of America’s first feminists, are not strangers to dangerous situations.
G.K. Chesterton wrote “original sin is a fact, an observable fact one can “see in the street.”
Are we friends with the Jesus who comes to us today in so many different bodies?
How many of them so we know and include among our friends?
Can we recognize our own blindness to the “hard sayings” that challenge us today?