Penitential Solidarity

As we continue to discover abuse, Pope Francis and others are rightly leading the whole Church in this corporate confession of sin.

Reflections on the Beginning of a New Era

My church has entered a period of decline, even stripping, in which its social position is eroding, its institutions are collapsing, and its common life lies in tatters.

Pastoral Faithfulness in Opaque Times

Every time is politically confused. Every culture is morally opaque. In this regard, the French cultural politics of the 1920s and 1930s are analogous to North America’s in 2018.

8 meditations on Lent

Lent is a voice crying in the wilderness, a finger stabbing in the direction of Golgotha.