Spend time with one of your most cherished memories in our Friday reflection. Special note to Google Reader subscribers: Please keep in mind that as of July 1, that tool won’t be available to you. To keep on reading Days of Deepening Friendship uninterrupted, you have two options—subscribe through a different RSS reader or directly [...]
Christians believe in the communion of saints, in the great cloud of witnesses. Today’s video reflection uses that belief to suggest a prayer exercise.
Remembering loved ones who have died merits more than a few thoughts on the official holiday called Memorial Day. I encourage you to allow some time—at least half an hour if you can, and possibly several half hours scattered over a few days—to sit quietly and remember times you have spent with loved ones who [...]
I believe that in the kingdom of God, swords will be beaten into plowshares. In general, I do not approve of warfare as a viable solution to problems—I hope that the human race will evolve beyond such violent measures. I have marched in anti-war rallies and registered my complaints with senators and representatives. My strongest [...]
As a secular holiday, Halloween dominates the end of October and first days of November. But in the Christian year, we remember the Church’s saints and martyrs on November 1; this is All Saints Day. And we commemorate all the faithful departed on November 2 (If that date falls on Sunday, we move All Souls [...]