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The quarantine’s three lessons about the Church+

A first insight is this: we are an intensely, inescapably Eucharistic church.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Governor Cuomo and God’s noncompetitive transcendence+

We should thank all of the good people involved in bettering our current situation, and we shouldn’t hesitate, even for a moment, to thank God as well.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Tragedy, contingency, and a deeper sense of God+

When we are shaken, we seek by a very healthy instinct for that which is ultimately stable.

Read More+ 2 months ago

Joyful decorations spark reflection on coronavirus as Easter nears+

Former Long Island Catholic reporter Pete Sheehan's latest column shows how the light of Easter can overcome the shadow of COVID-19.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Staying connected with seniors in a time of ‘social distancing’+

If the seniors you know are interested in using social media to stay in contact with family and friends, offer to help them set it up.

Read More+ 3 months ago

Books make great Christmas gifts+

Columnist makes suggestions for those on your gift list.

Read More+ 6 months ago

How can we make Advent matter?+

Just like 2,000 years ago, we are still a world in waiting. Waiting for salvation. Waiting for sustenance. Waiting for hope.

Read More+ 6 months ago
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What I learned talking with skeptics on Reddit+

The restless human heart is still searching for the only one who will satisfy it.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Finding God in all Things+

What if we accepted the deeply Biblical notion that God is always already busily and passionately searching for us, always already endeavoring to find ways to grace us with his love?

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Violence against Christians and the waning of reason+

By far, the most persecuted religious group in the world today are Christians, and they are dying by the thousands especially in the Middle East and in Africa.

Read More+ 11 months ago