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Elizabeth Guevara de Gonzalez, who was recently named director of the archdiocesan Office of Adult Faith Formation, is seeking to continue expanding awareness of her office and its programs among … more
A few weeks ago I was finishing a three-year program for spiritual direction at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, Ill. Since this was a course focused on spirituality much of our time was … more
On a pedestal in the entryway of Chelsea’s Luhring Augustine art gallery sits a circa 1490 woodcarving entitled Christ on the Cold Stone. The artist is unknown, but it is attributed to the Brabant … more
This column actually comes to you from Cuba! Before you jump to conclusions, let me be clear: I’m not here on the beach, although the weather is bright and the ocean magnificent. I came … more
El término ‘inculturación’ hay que entenderlo desde la analogía con el término ‘encarnación’. De hecho, el fundamento mismo de la inculturación es el misterio de la encarnación del … more
You never know who you are going to encounter when you start making your way into a crowd, especially when it’s as big as the one in Washington, D.C., last Friday, Jan. 24, for the 47th annual … more
Does what we wear to church matter? I’ve been thinking about that ever since I recently read a couple of letters to the editor in Catholic New York that raised the issue. One letter focused on … more
The snow has begun. It is expected to last 18 hours, piling nine inches high and crippling weekend plans. The streets are emptying, the collective dash to the grocery store completed. But here in … more
Toda religión, independientemente de que sea revelada o no, es también un hecho social, un hecho cultural. Ninguna religión se vive en estado puro, tampoco el cristianismo. No existe un … more
It’s bleak out there, folks! I mean it’s dark outside, these short days at the height of winter. It’s slowly improving, though, can you tell? This Sunday, February 2nd, is … more
¡ Amigos, esta sombrío allá afuera! Quiero decir que está oscuro afuera, estos cortos días en pleno invierno. Sin embargo, está mejorando … more
How often do we hear those “becoming” admonitions? We will become what we eat, so we better pay attention to our nutritional intake. Or we will become what we think about, so we better watch … more
Last issue, this space featured a report about a Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Manhattan marking the bicentennial of the birth of Father Isaac Hecker, C.S.P., the founder of the Paulist … more
During and after the grim martial law period in the early 1980s, many freedom-minded Poles would greet each other on Jan. 1 with a sardonic wish: “May the new year be better than you know … more
Leading up to the passage of New York’s 2019 abortion expansion legislation, lawmakers and advocates dismissed Catholic concerns as hysterical fear-mongering, devoid of facts. The new law … more
A raíz del Sínodo Amazónico (2019) deberíamos retomar con mayor interés el tema de la inculturación del Evangelio, lo cual presupone revisar la enseñanza de la Iglesia sobre las relaciones … more
I’m a tad embarrassed to let you know from where I am writing this column. Please don’t jump to the conclusion that I’m sipping Tequila Sunrises on the beach...but, I am down here … more
It was a birthday party for the ages, as the Paulist Fathers celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of their founder, Servant of God Father Isaac Hecker, C.S.P. Father Eric Andrews, C.S.P., … more
Most newborns come into the world topsy-turvy; literally downside-up. Although members of the medical staff are quick to upright all infants' orientation as soon as they're delivered, for … more
I traveled to Seattle a few weeks ago to give a parish retreat at St. Monica’s Church on Mercer Island. Long before I boarded the plane for my first visit to the Pacific … more
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