One of my favorite songs by Carrie Underwood is Jesus Take The Wheel, written by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson, and Brett James. The words reveal how vulnerable we are to the elements of the world around us.
Should Catholics be involved in politics? And how do politics fit into the life of faith? I’m reminded of a conversation I overheard after Mass. A woman was complaining about all the comments on Facebook about the upcoming election.
Thinking about giving up chocolate for Lent? Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and, like all good Catholics, I have to figure out what to give-up.
Is a bishops’ mandatum for internet sites ultimately beneficial or detrimental? To begin, could it be misconstrued as religious censorship – a figurative religious “book burning” exercise? Is something like this ultimately a good or bad thing to do? And who is ultimately responsible for censoring what people read?
Denise Grady, a reporter for the New York Times, gave this eye-opening perspective on August 15, 2012 while reflecting on the death of this prolific-pro-life icon, “’It was such a shock to think that anyone would kill an innocent human being,’ she told a television interviewer.