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Catechetical Sunday – Beyond Prepping For a “Regents Exam”

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.

Pledging a “Better Kind of Politics”?

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

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.

Is the Our Father a Radical Prayer?

Is the Our Father a Radical Prayer?

Jesus was a radical fully committed to doing God’s will. He taught “Love your neighbor (each one) as yourself.” He showed us how radical he was when laid down his life for his brothers and sisters. As he hung on the cross he said “Father, forgive them. They know not what they are doing.”

What Are You Really Hungering For?

What Are You Really Hungering For?

Among the many hungers in our lives what are you most hungry for?
Do we really hunger for the coming of God’s kingdom where even now we recognize each and every one of us, no matter how scarred, as our brothers and sisters? “How can this be?

How Can You See … But Not See?

How Can You See … But Not See?

How not to see? The quick answer is to find a pair of rose-colored glasses. … I thought about rose-colored glasses as I read a satire about a tech company that developed digital glasses for rich people to edit out the poor.

Let’s Go Back To the Traditional Mass!

Let’s Go Back To the Traditional Mass!

I can no longer say, “do this memory of me” without hearing Jesus ak his disciples, “Do you understand?” It becomes an instant examination of the reality of my belief in the real presence of Christ in my brothers and sisters.

Vincent’s Ever-expanding Zip Codes

Vincent’s Ever-expanding Zip Codes

Vincent may have started in the rural zip codes in France but he soon began to realize that the spiritual and material poverty he woke up to in Chatillon and Folleville existed also in the zip code of cities like Paris… and beyond.