Focus

  • Moving beyond death and into our inheritance

    May 08, 2014

    O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” (1 Cor 15:55)

  • Who is our neighbour?

    May 02, 2014

    It was a question posed in the midst of a discussion about gaining eternal life. When the scholar of the law asked Jesus what he must do, Jesus replied with the dual commandment to love God and love your neighbour.

  • Food for Thought

    May 02, 2014

    This year, a group of U.S. bishops celebrated Mass in Nogales, Ariz., close to the iron slabs that line the border between Mexico and the United States.

  • The riddle of my neighbours and yours

    May 02, 2014

    Neighbours are an enigmatic reality of life, a sort of riddle to solve. Many people are of two minds when it comes to “neighbours” in the larger sense of the term found in the Gospels.

  • God’s quiet presence in our lives

    May 02, 2014

    The poet, Rumi, submits that we live with a deep secret that sometimes we know, and then not.

  • The transcript of our trial

    Apr 24, 2014

    The biblical accounts of Jesus’ passion and death focus very much on his trial, describing it in length and in detail.

  • Food for thought

    Apr 24, 2014

    With the latest saints added to the roster, we’re reminded that sainthood is for everyone.

  • Mysterious help from a centuries-old saint

    Apr 24, 2014

    In college, I was a stressed-out and overcommitted student. In addition to a heavy course load, my jam-packed schedule included campus ministry, student government, a few committees, play rehearsals and graduate school applications.

  • Holy communion of saints

    Apr 24, 2014

    In the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on April 27, the Catholic Church celebrates the naming of two more people to the communion of saints.

  • Consider the use of energy in relation to justice and peace

    Apr 16, 2014

    The Vatican body concerned with justice and peace presented a book Friday which considers their connection with energy, and how energy can both threaten and serve integral human development.