Theology

July 31, 2013

What would you do if you had one week to live?

Given the attention the media has paid to the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, it’s hard for us not to think about our own mortality. There’s
August 5, 2013

What the Church Really Thinks About Women

Pope Francis caused some eyebrows to go up last week when he remarked, in an offhand way, that, “We don’t have a deep theology of women
August 9, 2013

Mercy–In Context

One aspect of the recent World Youth Day that has gotten a lot of attention is Pope Francis’s emphasis on mercy, especially in some of his
August 15, 2013

Tattoos: Cultural or Catholic?

“You have virgin flesh, don’t you?” I stared at my questioner, a perfect stranger in an airport bar, absolutely aghast. A dozen different responses flashed through
August 22, 2013

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today is the memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Here are a couple of aids to reflection on this aspect of Catholic devotion
August 23, 2013

Through the Looking Glass: Conversion Therapy! Gender-Bending! And Gifs!

Hello boys and girls, welcome to this week’s episode of “Through the Looking Glass,” the exciting reality game show where players try to make sense of
September 12, 2013

Atheists Can Go To Heaven? Did Pope Francis Say Something New?

Some folks in the mainstream media are worked up because Pope Francis actually said that an atheist might go to heaven.  His remarks, from an article