Repentance is the word that best captures what our Advent preparation should be all about.
If we genuinely seek the welfare of our cities, the work will only rightly begin as we repent and seek God’s refashioning of our lives — and that of our neighbors.
As we continue to discover abuse, Pope Francis and others are rightly leading the whole Church in this corporate confession of sin.
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.
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.
Grace — that is what Rite I communicates. Its Comfortable Words confirm it.
Lent is a voice crying in the wilderness, a finger stabbing in the direction of Golgotha.
Epiphany has become a season, and that is a good thing.