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The Book of Exodus and why coming back to Mass matters+

God doesn’t need the ark and the tabernacle and priestly vestments and regular worship, but we do.

Read More+ 2 weeks ago
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Martin Luther King and the religious motivation for social change+

'An unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal law and natural law.'

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Pentecost and the fires in our cities+

If Christians have been the dominant presence in our country for all of these centuries, why isn’t there more unity?

Read More+ 4 months ago
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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+ 4 months 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+ 5 months 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+ 5 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+ 6 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+ 6 months ago

Books make great Christmas gifts+

Columnist makes suggestions for those on your gift list.

Read More+ 9 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+ 10 months ago