As a priest I would happily welcome President Trump to any service, but I would refuse to give him Holy Communion.
"The Gospel does not make sense, unless you have a heart to enter your own shame."
How can we love God, if don't love the Church he has made?
What does the Church have to offer in the face of increasing suicide rates and a rising mental health crisis?
In modern America, we have decided that punishing children for the perceived crimes of their parents is both acceptable and practical.
None of us, it seems, is fully practicing what the New Testament envisions for church discipline.
To admit disaster to our Father in heaven: this is the found coin, the recovered sheep.
It’s one thing to say, “I have done something selfish or mean, or prideful.” It is another to say, “I am selfish, I am proud, I am greedy, I am mean, I am jealous, I am prejudiced, I am power-hungry.”