Shadows and Light: Junípero Serra, Mission, and the Colonial Mind
by Jared Zimmerer . August 13, 2020 .
Israel Is Chosen for the World
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 16, 2020 .
One of the most distinctive (and scandalous) qualities of ancient Israelite religion is the insistence that Israel is the specially chosen people of God. Now, especially today, we have a problem with this sort of language; we much prefer the attitude of inclusivity. Well, this tension is not just a…
3 Great Paintings on Christian Freedom, Now in Fort Worth, Texas
by Robert Mixa . August 6, 2020 .
The Best and Worst of Religion
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 9, 2020 .
Our first reading for this weekend, taken from the first book of Kings, is one of the most beautiful and memorable passages in the Old Testament. It tells of the prophet Elijah, who heard a tiny, whispering voice, which was the presence of the Lord. Mass Readings Reading 1 – …
“Urgency, Power, Drama”: Jessica Hooten Wilson on Literature and Redemption
by Matt Nelson . August 4, 2020 .