What some might call magic or luck – the winning of a raffle, the work of needle and thread, the transformation of an old green coat – has a more apt name. The creativity of love.
Hand-me-downs, pick-me-ups and ‘the creativity of love’
Identity crisis: We’re not receiving ourselves as gift
It’s promoted as total freedom, but the “self-made human” is a myth both futile and stress-inducing
St. Cloud Fraternity of Secular Franciscans celebrates 100 years at annual Spring Gathering in Little Falls
What do tacos and coffee have to do with St. Francis? During a regional gathering of The Queen of Peace Regional Fraternity of Secular Franciscans, the St. Cloud Fraternity marked its 100th anniversary, hearing from guest speakers including Franciscan Sister Michelle L’Allier and Shawn Colberg, dean of Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary.
What do we do when our heroes let us down?
We can ignore Bill Cosby’s comedy routines or skip Woody’s latest flick. We can take the picture down from the living room wall. But do we strip the mosaics from a church?
‘Walking together in Christ’s love:’ 2023 Mission Rally welcomes 160-plus
Over 160 women, men, missioners, clergy, religious, Bishop Patrick Neary and our friends from Homa Bay gathered to ‘Walk together in Christ’s love,’ which was the theme of this year’s event.
Let’s make it easier for families to welcome their newest members
This week’s Inside the Capitol column focuses on one Families First policy proposal that would make life a bit easier for new parents by reducing the tax burden they encounter when purchasing necessities for their newborn baby: a sales tax exemption on baby products.
Welcoming new Catholics with 12 pieces of advice
Here are a dozen things I wish I had heard and internalized sooner, and some concrete items that established Catholics ought to consider.
When most Hispanics were Catholic…
The biggest phenomenon affecting Hispanics in America is this: they are religiously disaffiliating, which has become a de facto highway into secularization.