Author Jay Cuasay

Jay Cuasay is a freelance writer on religion, interfaith relations and culture. A post-Vatican II Catholic father with a Jewish spouse, he is deeply influenced by Christian mysticism and Zen Buddhism. He was a regular columnist on Catholicism for and a moderator and contributor to several groups on LinkedIn. His LTEs on film and Jewish Catholic relations have been published in America and Commonweal. He currently ministers to English and Spanish families at a Franciscan parish. He can be reached at

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0 The Artificial Year

Water doesn’t go uphill, that isn’t the natural order of things. However, our harried lives continue to hurtle us faster and faster. Is that natural? This may seem like the time of year to rush around, but maybe it’s best to stop.

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0 The Family Table

Family reunions: dreaded, dreadful or heartwarming and life-affirming? As the Church prepares for an October synod on the Family, Jay reflects on his own family reunion and the complexities of today’s family life as they gather around the family table.

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