Faith

To Forgive

Two sisters in New York State, Nancy and Kathi, took an old upholstered chair to a furniture shop to have it refinished. When the upholsterer removed...

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Faith

The Power of Prayer

A doctor—we’ll call him Dr. Anderson—had an appointment each Monday afternoon with an elderly woman named Mrs. Gonzales. She was eighty years old and in the...

Faith

Empty Pews

I hope I am not the only one concerned about the paucity of pews that are are occupied during Saturday and Sunday Masses of obligation. I keep wondering where...

Faith

Practicing What We Preach

It is useful to start by recalling the incident in which an expert of the law asked Jesus about the greatest commandment; and how Jesus answered by pointing...

Culture

Islam Examined, Part II

Part I of this essay discussed the analysis of Islam presented by Nonie Darwish in Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic...

Faith

Placing God’s Will Ahead of Our Own

A young man in his late twenties told his pastor, “Father, I’ve started looking for another place to work.” “Really?” said the priest. “I thought you were...