Sharing the Word for October 15, 2020
Jesus accuses the Pharisees of being fundamentally unfaithful to their calling. They don’t really reverence the custodians of authentic Jewish tradition.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Saint Teresa of Avila lived before and during the Council of Trent. Having experienced the Reformation, she felt a need for reform, but took things in a different direction than the Protestants. Teresa set an example for present day reformers.
What a Hero Looks Like
Lockdown—that was the subject line of the e-mail I got at work on one of the last days of school this past May. My heart dropped into my stomach. I quickly scrolled down to read the body of the message, though not entirely sure I wanted to.
The Theology of a Poet
I don’t read a lot of poetry, but I do have a favorite author and one who is deeply appreciated by many: Emily Dickinson.
Around world, people bear burden of climate change, says nuncio
Protecting “our common home for present and future generations is one of the most urgent demands of our time,” Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations, said Oct. 13.