Daily Archives: 23 March 2006

Lent and Creation

(A few thoughts) One of the difficult aspects of Lent might be its loneliness. While there are important communal practices during this season, the day-to-day reality of Lent can seem to be one person giving up this while another person … Continue reading

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What Kind of Miracles Do We Need?

A consecrated host turns into a blood clot, covered by the Dallas media. Last week, a student asked me why God doesn’t work miracles any more. She was thinking about the divine intervention mentioned so often in the Old Testament, … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 34

Gaudium et Spes 34 raises an important consideration: Throughout the course of the centuries, (people) have labored to better the circumstances of their lives through a monumental amount of individual and collective effort. To believers, this point is settled: considered … Continue reading

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