Ages of Faith and the Faith of Ages When the papal document "The Declaration on Religious Liberty," was issued in 1965, many Catholics expected it to say that the state should use its authority to inculcate the Catholic religion. Instead, Pope Paul VI emphasized human dignity.
Feast of the Annunciation Mary lives in faith whose very essence is expansive, literally bodily expansive, a seeking faith that finds much without ever concluding its perusal. With God a final vision is never possible.
Lent’s Spiritual Smorgasbord Lent can become a spiritual smorgasbord, fulfilling the cravings of our souls, but only if we rise above the level of seeing Lent as a time only for 'giving something up.
You Called? A priestly or a religious vocation doesn't begin with our choice. God chose it for us. This time we don’t call all the shots.
Holy Week: It’s About Time Every minute is precious. Christ knew his end was coming, but as for us: who knows how much of it God will give us?
White Smoke! These events are unforgettable. I thank God for the chance to be present and to witness these events as a future priest. Due to our love for the pope, regardless of who he is, this moment will be with me for the rest of my life.
A Bible for Tweeners Author Interview with Brian Singer-Towns, Editor: Breakthrough! The Bible for Young Catholics