dove, holy spirit, confirmation

The Catholic ‘Mother Wound’

Is today’s Church suffering from a ‘Mother Wound’? Recently, following a Mass to celebrate the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in my parish, I

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Dress Sense and the Real Presence

Pew Research’s recent study revealing that a majority Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence but instead believe that consecrated bread and wine are

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priest, ordination

Salvaging Priestly Fatherhood

About a year ago, I elicited some raised eyebrows in a group after sharing that my first babysitter was a Capuchin friar—the priest who baptized

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