The following is my homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. I know that there are many people in the world that do not believe in miracles, but I had… Read More
Every year we’re reminded to “Never Forget.” But what do we mean?
A few years ago, I wrote a post entitled “If You Want Peace, Work For Justice” that made this distinction between social charity and social justice: charity identifies a need and fulfills it while justice asks why there was a need in the first… Read More
As I’ve mentioned on a few occasions, one of the defining characteristics of Franciscans (and one of the main reasons that I was drawn to this life in the first place) is our call to peace and justice… Read More
When Catholics speak about “justice,” we tend to think about things such as the fair treatment of workers, peace, living wages, freedom from enslavement, etc. The images that come to mind are almost exclusively economic and peace related…. Read More