Cara Callbeck finds the loving voice of God in the ER and in Pope Francis.
When one simple practice of service can bring joy and lead you to your becoming.
Who’s got the sweetest disposition? — Donald Duck can teach us a lot about human brokenness and finding God within.
The Christmas season ends on Sunday. The Baptism of the Lord calls us to bring people out of darkness, the dungeon of fear and despair.
Stumptown coffee takes care in the product it produces. It’s a craft. Whether they realise it or not the folks at Stumptown glorify God because all work can glorify God. Is our work done with such attention and care?
When I saw a priest taking out the trash I was reminded that those kind of tasks are part of living an authentic Christ-like life. Why do we have this picture perfect image of priests? Just like us, priests have to take out the trash.
Thursday’s ruling by the Supreme Court which upheld President Obama’s health care law (the Affordable Care Act) created many knee-jerk reactions and divisive responses. I wondered how Jesus might respond to the ruling so I wrote a reflection for Busted Halo.
What good can we find in Catholic guilt—or even guilt in general? Healthy guilt can lead to positive change for the world. Consider the stories we learn of in just one 24-hour news day. If we can imaginatively enter a gospel scene in the Ignatian tradition of prayer where we interact with Jesus and all the characters, can’t we do the same with news stories? And if you feel guilt, ask God what it might be saying to you.
“For two and a half years I was a Jesuit, living religious life and experiencing what it was like to be part of the Church in more of a public capacity. I had many opportunities to serve people from all […]