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LIVING THE CATHOLIC FAITH IN THE 3RD MILLENIUM
A LAYMAN'S LOOK AT THE JOURNEY OF FAITH

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GO FORTH...

loaves and fishThe story of Abraham and Issac is a focal one in Genesis and in the faith history of the Jewish people. It begins with God’s command, "Go forth." But the foundation of this story is the very common story we all participate in. All these stories share the same characteristic, they contain some kind of change and conflict along the way to new life. This is the hope that this story of Abraham stirs up. The promise isn't that things will be easy; what makes the end hopeful is that God promises to “Go Forth” with Abraham and his descendants forever. 

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HEADLINES & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

  • LIBERAL CATHOLICS AND THE TEMPTATION OF SECTARIANISM

    The Holy Spirit is at work in every human heart, liberal hearts and conservative hearts, among extroverts and introverts, beckoning the cautious and the carefree.

  • TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION – WHAT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH NEEDS AFTER TRUMP

    While the U.S. bishops have announced a working group to examine President Biden’s view on abortion, a working group on reconciliation following the Trump presidency is equally urgent.

  • PRIESTHOOD AND REVOLUTION

    The Church is not first of all a community; it is first of all a movement within the community of mankind. (Reprinted from Commonweal Magazine, September 1, 1968)
     

  • AMERICA’S COMING SCHISM?

    Can the bishops unite a Church that is increasingly addicted to its own polarisation, when they themselves are responsible for the bitter divisions between American Catholics?
     

  • BLACK LIVES AND THE PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE POOR

    The preferential option for the poor asks us first to notice the way in which some lives do not, in fact, but only in theory, matter. John Cavadini on what lives matter according to the Gospel.

  • WE'VE BEEN HERE ALL ALONG

    They are the gray-haired old-timers at church reform organizations and parishes. They are the young Catholics taking their first theology course at a Catholic college or university — and the theologians teaching those classes...

  • THOMAS MERTON AND THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE

    We all have a fundamental need to be seen and heard. A failure to be present can spiral downwards, feeding more failures, in the same way that fear can provoke more fear.