Amid scandals, a way forward

Any Catholic with even a cursory familiarity with recent news has more than enough information to inspire him to a life of prayer and penance.

Send in the clowns

A good comedian helps an audience to recognize common absurdities, inconsistencies and hypocrisies in any given cultural moment.

A frightened people

Many, perhaps millions, of Hispanics are frightened. Yes, today, in the United States of America, many of our Hispanic Catholic sisters and brothers live in a permanent state of fear.

Wanting what Jesus is doing

God works through our ordinary lives in moments so small we can miss them. Cooking breakfast for the ones we love. Baking bread. Washing feet. Sweeping the floor. Sitting with a sick child. Holding a baby.