To be a Christian in the Roman Empire was to be an outlaw. From AD 64 to 313, Baptism could be a death sentence.
As countries face the prospect of "reopening" life after COVID-19, many decisions about the "new normal" must be taken.
We are all beckoned to abandon our selfish ways. We are all called to accept the fullness of the Gospel which includes both justice and love inseparably united.
Today’s Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a rare one in the Church’s calendar for a few reasons. Namely, it is one of the few celebrations that are jointly commemorated.
As the superintendent of 19 wonderfully diverse schools, and more importantly, as a teacher who is called to form our students into their very best relationship with God, I would be remiss if I did not address the tragedy of George Floyd’s death which has enveloped us all in anger, confusion, and even fear.