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For those who have experienced a broken heart, Lent holds promise...

As we move through the second half of Lent, I keep returning to something I saw on Twitter: "Lent is a season for the...

St. Peter is a good figure to accompany our Lent —...

My faith-sharing group decided that we would each describe a person who inspires us. This could be a figure from the Gospels, perhaps a...

‘The Social Dilemma’ is must-see TV for those who want to...

My brother has been a faithful member of Alcoholics Anonymous for decades. He's the guy who opens the church and brews the coffee for...

For a long time we thought we could live healthy in...

A few stale Christmas cookies linger, but the mailbox has yielded its last, tardy Christmas card, and those not-so-merry tax documents are showing up...

Listen to what God is telling you through Advent tears

Do you ever find yourself, during this time of COVID-19, experiencing unexpected tears? We’ve all walked, on the news, through hospital corridors we never planned...

Remembering discipleship is a good way to honor advent: Effie Caldarola

During Advent, we pray about our call to be disciples. But what does "discipleship" mean? One of the most accessible and enjoyable Jesuit writers of...

March toward Thanksgiving with gratitude in post-election America

It was the day after Halloween and just two days until Election Day. As a nation, we were marking milestones in our long national...

Guns, looting and public disorder — how can our youth get...

He had a baby face, still chubby with no etchings of maturity. He looked like the kid who might mow your lawn for a...

Interesting and challenging times call for a sense of humor and...

My granddaughter Charlotte posed for the traditional first day of kindergarten photo on the front porch of her home in New Jersey, wearing a...

Opening doors is same as opening hearts; life is too short...

When my husband and I married, we had just completed a volunteer commitment with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, teaching school in the Alaskan Bush...

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