"The strategy of Jesus is not centered in taking the right stand on issues, but rather in standing in the right place—with the outcast and those relegated to the margins.” - Gregory Boyle, S.J. Dissent, definition: "the expression or holding of opinions at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially held." I don't know many... Continue Reading →


"The Christian of the future will be a mystic or nothing at all." - Fr. Karl Rahner, S.J. Many bemoan the drop in participation in all mainline churches over the past several decades, including Catholics. In fact our “fallen-away” number is the biggest of the bunch. Many parents worry whether their children will ever “come... Continue Reading →


I've been to three funerals this week, and then we have Covid. The Anniversary of 9/11. Watching my parents, friends, and other relatives age and wane. Lots of time thinking about death. No one knows when the second coming of Jesus Christ will happen or what it will look like. Though countless predictions and dates... Continue Reading →


A spiritual teacher had lost the key to his house and was looking for it on the lawn outside, running his fingers through each blade of grass. His disciples came along and asked the master what had happened. “I have lost the key to my house,” he said.  “Can we help you find it?” they... Continue Reading →

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