The not-so-Golden Rule

“Treat others the way you want to be treated.” This is the wisdom we learn as kids, and it’s the wisdom of the Bible. Why do something to others if you wouldn’t want the same treatment? It’s a… Read More

Is Ecumenism a Waste of Time?

Throughout the middle ages, it was easy to have a rather “isolationist” approach to people of other faiths. They either lived in other countries than most Christians, or in the case of Protestants, didn’t exist yet. When everyone… Read More

Time to Read

One of the great things about this year is that I have a lot of time to read. Here’s what I’m focusing on right now. Francis of Assisi: Early Documents This is a book that no friar should… Read More