That lovable curmudgeon, W.C. Fields, is quoted as saying, “Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.”
That’s what many political analysts say happened in the presidential election last week. But with each side regarding the other as something a little less than human, Fields doesn’t seem so funny.Read more
When we take up our cross, we discover that it is freeing, that the yoke is easy and the burden light, just as Jesus promises.Read more
Some 25,000 people attended Pope Francis’s general audience in St. Peter's Square a few days after the canonization of Saint Teresa of Kolkata.
Before delivering his final blessing, the Pope called on young people to follow her example and be "artisans of mercy."Read more
Jesus spoke often of our need to be vigilant. For example, he told the story of the five foolish virgins who let the oil in their lamps run out before the arrival of the bridegroom . . . and the story of the faithful steward whom the master left in charge of his servants.
“Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival,” Jesus promised.
But this is only half the story.Read more
There is more to spirituality than walking in the woods or watching waves break on the shore.Read more