From Executive Director David Dykes:
My Wife Has Breast Cancer.
We know there is suffering going on around us. Print media, television and the internet provide a steady stream or steady multiple streams reporting every imaginable human agony. And the images are right there before us, leaning into our faces.
Images of terror and horror stack up in our brains. In our minds, we can reach out and touch faces distorted by grief and shock. Yet, no matter how deeply we empathize, and we do,...
The Question Is: What’s The Difference?
Will we ever move beyond our hate? Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB, writes in the National Catholic Reporter sympathetically and with great wisdom of the struggle for the people of Iraq who are the caretakers of the Garden of Eden, a culture nearly 10,000 years old. What does it mean and what difference does it make that ancient artifacts are being destroyed? What does it mean to this ancient culture and to cultures who...
Why Go To Church If You Don’t Believe Anymore?
Religion Dispatches continues to be one of the nation’s most outstanding resources for articles and conversations about religion. Recently Angela Bonavoglia posted an article that is both thought provoking and heart warming. As a “lapsed and lost” catholic she is where so many find themselves today who were once active and present in a faith community. I believe most of us are still drawn to the mystery of faith unburdened by...