The Eucharist: A Weekly Easter, A Weekly Renewal of Baptism

It has been written that the celebration of Easter is to the calendar year as the celebration of Sunday is to the week. This pithy maxim says something about the marking of time — Christian time. It says something... Read More

The Greatest of These is Prudence

Dominican Father Ignatius Smith was a gifted preacher who served as dean of philosophy at The Catholic University of...

The Value of Fasting Today

Before embarking on a reflection that ultimately considers a specific mode of fasting, a few things need to be...

How to Deal with Criticism

We find ourselves in a divided and contentious society in which many of yesterday’s truths have lost meaning. Priests...


Your Feedback: Preaching

  Before we can preach to others we must preach to ourselves. Let your preaching be the result of... Read More

Resolving Conflict

A few years ago I attended a seminar on conflict resolution. One of the takeaways was the realization that... Read More