Form and chaos
Mar 21 2017
In the Catholic imagination, the God who created the heavens and the earth brought an order out of primordial chaos.
Persuasive disciples, not anarchic disrupters
Mar 16 2017
In today’s deeply divided America, the public debate is too often being framed by those who substitute invective for argument while demonstrating a visceral contempt for normal democratic political and legal process.
Eternal life in the balance
Mar 13 2017
Belief in God may not always bring out the best in us, but it can at least keep us from acting out the worst in us.
Amen: Father Mike’s field hospital
Mar 10 2017
“Some focus on a specific issue, Father Bialek said of Father Mike Orchik. “He wants to help all people, regardless of their situation.”
Love is both tolerant and intolerant
Mar 09 2017
To love is to will the good of the other as other. It is to break out of the black hole of one’s own self-regard and truly desire what is best for another.
Protect the vulnerable
Mar 02 2017
Look for the vulnerable in your community. Choose one or two segments of those who are most vulnerable and find a way to protect them.
Lent and the culture of greed
Feb 28 2017
Our church talks often about a “culture of death,” but we need to hear more about our society’s “culture of greed.”
Archbishop Lori Homily: Mid-Atlantic Congress
Feb 21 2017
All our plans, all our meetings, all our writings and strategies – all of this will profit us nothing unless we heed the call to discipleship in its most radical form as presented for us in today’s Gospel.