The prophet Isaiah and the Suffering Servant

This series is intended to serve as an introduction to some of the figures in the history of monotheism who prepared the...

The monk who became the ‘father of genetics’

This is the first piece in a series exploring Catholicism and science. We know well the church’s stance that reason (ratio) can never be ultimately...

Reflections from the 2019 Canon Law Society of America Convention in...

Written by Father David Klein A random remark to Father Robert Keeler (at the time the executive director of...

Ananias of Damascus, a saintly, unsung hero

Both the spirituality of Saint Ignatius Loyola and the ancient practice of lectio divina encourage Christians to savor the biblical narratives and ponder their...

A diverse group prepares for a mission to Jamaica

We’re gathered in a room, and I look at the faces of my companions. Tony is 70 but he talks rapidly and with...

Human fraternity and interfaith outreach

Like many of you, I attended a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, one here on the island of Wildwood. I actually attended three such remembrances, which...

Pope Francis’ missionary trip to Asia

During Pope Francis’ “missionary” trip to Asia he was greeted at the first stay of his visit in Thailand to cheers of welcome...

A reflection on Jesus, Lazarus and friendship

“Today you will go into the Tomb of Lazarus,” said the America Media pilgrim leader to the 106 faithful. “Think about one thing in...

Religious reaction to recent mass shootings

While the nation is still reeling from the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed over 30 people and...

Stewardship as a ministry of presence and prayer

What if being truly present at Mass each Sunday was the most important priority of the week? What if being a prayerful example to...
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