Was Jesus a Refugee

Folks are asking, “Was Jesus really a refugee in his lifetime? Did his family qualify for refugee status, given it was forced to leave Is ...

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A new dawn

Mary M. McGlone

A few months ago, a section of the Chicago Sun-Times Sunday edition bannered the headline "Promise of a new Dawn." The article that followed ...

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Real change

Mary McGlone

Our Easter Gospel readings may leave us surprisingly disappointed. As we go to the garden to celebrate the first day of the new creation, th ...

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Does Heaven Exist?

Pat Brennan

Easter Sunday - reprinted from March 30, 1997 That is the question that is on the cover of Time Magazine, March 24, 1997. The cover story ...

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The Cloud of Unknowing

Pat Brennan

2 Lent - C - reprinted from March 4, 2007 A new film to be shown on the Discovery Channel on Sunday, March 4 at 8:00 pm, and a new book o ...

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In all things but sin

Patricia Datchuck Sánchez

"Where is merciful God, where is He?' someone behind me was asking." Elie Wiesel heard these words as he and other Jewish prisoners at Au ...

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Use your gifts

Roger Karban

Listening to today's first reading is to know that a prophet's call is almost always the last element inserted into our biblical collection ...

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With what gifts?

Patricia Datchuck Sánchez

Eight centuries before the Magi from the east came bearing gifts to present to Jesus, Micah asked, "With what shall I come before the Lord a ...

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The coming one

Patricia Datchuck Sánchez

As Advent wends its way to its annual goal, the unique spirituality of this holy season is reflected in the songs, hymns and sacred texts th ...

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