Archive for July, 2015

The Marks of the Church: The Church is One

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Tweet Share81 Pin2 +1 Email Reddit Share1 Share Yum Stumble So often on pastoral visits to parishes or schools when I ask a young child his or her name, I get an immediate and clear response. Sometimes the young person will give both first and last names. It is important to know who we are. […] [Read more]

Discovering What Pope Francis Really Said in Laudato Si’

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Tweet Share72 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Every year as we get close to summer and vacation time, there are published in a variety of sources things to read while either at the beach or wherever. Depending on your reading preference, different lists may be preferable to others. Previously I suggested a […] [Read more]

The Freedom to be True to Our Catholic Identity

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Tweet Share93 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleOn this Fourth of July, which concludes the Fortnight for Freedom, we need to remember that Christianity offers an ancient and enduring understanding of freedom which has served humanity well. The human capacity to make choices, including our need to distinguish between good and bad choices, […] [Read more]

The Great Evangelizer Junípero Serra

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Tweet Share48 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumblePope Francis – who encourages today’s Catholics to be missionary disciples and share the Good News of Jesus with those they encounter in their everyday lives – will during his September visit to Washington canonize one of the greatest Catholic missionaries in our nation’s history, Junípero […] [Read more]