It is always a challenge to enter more deeply into the spirit of Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion. I often feel as if I cannot get where I want to be. As if the celebration of the passion of the Lord doesn’t penetrate my heart and life as much as it should—or as much as I want it to.
Thoughts For Today
The story of the prodigal son is one of my favorite parables. I love how Jesus provides the example of the father’s immense generosity, compassion and mercy to teach us about who God really is.
When a citizenry’s right to express itself freely and without fear of retribution is at risk, it can be thought of as a chilling development indeed. Such social conditions always bring a society one step closer to accepting the premises of tyranny.
“Voting as a Catholic” is a video series I wrote and narrated, produced by Catholic Online School, to help Catholics sort out the confusing array of misinformation, propaganda, and outright lies they’ve heard about voting.
Abortion is child-slaughter on the altar of the post-modern world. It has consumed the lives of 60 million pre-born children in the U.S since Roe v. Wade. The question is, do we recognize the gravity of this unspeakable evil, and what are we going to do about it? Perhaps most pressing of all, is what will we say to God if we have failed to oppose it?