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From readers – February 27, 2020

From readers – February 27, 2020

| February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Faith and works?
Keep ideology out of it
Survey only part of the picture

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A real Lent

A real Lent

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Liturgically, Lent is a season. Spiritually, some call it a way of life. Whether an inner journey or an in-house parish pilgrimage, however we move through Lent — through prayer, fasting, almsgiving, works of mercy and penance — all are a means to bring us to the foot of the cross of Jesus Christ. This is a real Lent.

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Una verdadera Cuaresma

Una verdadera Cuaresma

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Litúrgicamente, la Cuaresma es una temporada. Espiritualmente, algunos lo llaman una forma de vida. Ya sea un viaje interior o una peregrinación parroquial interna, sin embargo nos movemos a través de la Cuaresma —a través de la oración, el ayuno, la limosna, las obras de misericordia y penitencia— son todos un medio para llevarnos al pie de la cruz de Jesucristo. Esta es una verdadera Cuaresma.

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Embracing the challenge as spiritual leaders

Embracing the challenge as spiritual leaders

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Because I attend and participate at various men’s ministry activities — small and large — as an outreach calling, I’m blessed to witness the vast gifts, strengths and charisms of men across the generations.

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Blaine Amendments and bigotry

Blaine Amendments and bigotry

| Jason Adkins | February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U. S. Supreme Court is currently deliberating a case involving a Montana state constitutional provision steeped in historic anti-Catholic bigotry. The justices’ decision could drastically impact the future of school choice programs across the country.

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The song the Father sings

The song the Father sings

| Liz Kelly | February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Many years ago, I was preparing to speak at a women’s conference, the topic of which was strengthening our Christian friendships. About two days before my talk — I was just putting a few finishing touches on it — I suddenly started to get this nagging feeling that I was to include a section on loneliness. It would take some reworking.

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University of Notre Dame revokes awards given to L’Arche founder Vanier

University of Notre Dame revokes awards given to L’Arche founder Vanier

| February 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame Feb. 23 revoked the Notre Dame Award that was conferred upon Jean Vanier in 1994 after the L’Arche organization he established found credible allegations that Vanier sexually exploited six women. Vanier was the recipient of the third Notre Dame Award for worldwide humanitarian service. The university established the award in […]

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High court to examine religious liberty, foster care by same-sex couples

High court to examine religious liberty, foster care by same-sex couples

| Carol Zimmermann | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Feb. 24 that in its next term it will examine if the city of Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic social services agency from the city’s foster care program because the agency will not accept same-sex couples as foster parents.

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Bishops want end to poisonous attacks that immobilize Zambians

Bishops want end to poisonous attacks that immobilize Zambians

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Zambian bishops’ conference called for an immediate end to attacks in which people are sprayed with poisonous substances to immobilize them.

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