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"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground." - Sarah Ahmed
Monthly Archives: April 2016
If you would like to access the official translation of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, The Joy of Love, click on the link below. The document is lengthy to print out at home, although I did so. I had a stack … Continue reading
•Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41 • Revelation 5:11-14 • John 21:1-14• Weekly Scripture Readings: Third Sunday of Easter To print a PDF of the homily click HERE. Can you imagine any more ordinary and welcoming invitation than, “come and have breakfast”? We hear this … Continue reading
In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, with Pope Francis emphasizing not only mercy but forgiveness, this article from the very secular press has good things to consider…Reyanna By Diane Cole March 20, 2016 Wall Street Journal on –line To forgive, … Continue reading
Although this article is about the Australian situation as regards clergy sex abuse, I think it has some interesting points to consider in relation to the American experience….reyanna By Bill McGarvey April 2, 2016 America Magazine on-line Aa lawyer, professor … Continue reading
I came across this article on Father Antonio Spadaro’s Cyber Theology website. I found it a good addition to the other articles recently published regarding Cardinal Schonborn. My impression after reading the article is that this cardinal ” gets its”. … Continue reading
I find it a little bit more than interesting that the same cardinal who will be at the press conference to introduce PF’s Apostolic Exhortation is making this statement. Is he hinting to some of his fellow hierarchs and the … Continue reading
And another one on “Team Francis” weighs in…..reyanna By Joshua J McElwee April 1, 2016 National Catholic Reporter on-line German Cardinal Walter Kasper, a noted theologian known to … Continue reading
•Acts 5:12-16 • Revelation 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19 • John 20:19-31• Weekly Scripture Readings: First Sunday of Easter To print a PDF of the homily, click HERE. Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!! It took time, a long time, for his close … Continue reading
At long last!! I know what I’m going to be doing next Friday and Saturday. Let’s all say a few prayers for the church as I think this is going to create some controversy among more than a few members … Continue reading