Unam, Sanctam, Catholicam et Apostolicam Ecclesiam

Some churchgoing Catholics in the Anglosphere will remain largely untouched by the new translation of the Roman Missal. The Divine Liturgy of the Eastern Catholic churches, which claim about half a million members in the United States alone, is unaffected. So is the traditional Latin Mass, aka the Mass of...

Halloween Light

In a world where Halloween is running a close second behind Christmas for most popular holiday, what I have to say is going to sound like I’m raining on the parade. It’s just that the last thing we need to do to our kids is make evil look good, and Halloween does just that: Dracula, monsters, ghosts,...

Sober by the Grace of God

We welcome guest blogger Cynthia R, who writes about Steps 9 and 10 of the Twelve Steps which Richard Rohr discusses in his just-released book, Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps. Breathing Under Water is available with a free online study guide.  Step 9: Made amends to such people...

God Does Not Have a Megaphone

Authors have many reasons for writing books associated with their life story. It could be the lure of fame, to earn more income, to get their message out, to change the world in some way or some or all of the above. But Kevin Wells, author of the 2011 Servant Books’ Burst: A Story of God’s Grace When...

Love Conquers All

Author Mark Shea is a great conversationalist. In discussing the Ten Commandments recently, he pointed out that they are the “minimum daily requirements” of our faith. When people wonder what’s the very least they can do to make it to heaven, the Ten Commandments are the answer. “But...

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