August 21, 2019

Tag - Confession

Everyday Dirt

One of my favorite weeks of the year right now is the residency week for a spiritual direction program I am in. This program requires me to travel each June to the St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville, North Carolina. The 2018 week was a...

Secular Salvation

I know many people in today’s society who carry around grave burdens of guilt that often eat them alive. Throughout the first 60 years of the last century, the Catholic confessional stood tall, dark and a little mysterious. Still, millions of...

We Prefer Our Illusions

Outside Jerusalem, on the Mount of Olives, is the Mosque of the Ascension—a 900-year-old Crusader church built on the site at which Jesus is said to have ascended into Heaven. (The church was later turned into a mosque by the Moslems, who honored...

Loose Habits

Acid-tongue comedian George Carlin passed away in June of 2008. I never cared for his vulgarian brand of humor, especially his profane references for women who picket abortion clinics. Catholics have a much kinder brand of humor, one that is...

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