The wooden beams of our own crib and cross were transformed before Judy Klein’s eyes by the wood of a judge’s gavel, as she heard her declare Ben “adopted” and Mark “father.”
Bishop Robert Barron contends that Scriptural authors understand sin not so much as a series of acts, but as a condition in which we are stuck, something akin to an addiction or a contagious disease. No amount of merely human effort could possibly solve the problem.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for Good Friday: the cross is not only victorious; it is fruitful!
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
There is gold to be mined in our suffering when it is united to Christ. John Paul II wrote that the meaning of Christian suffering is to “unleash love.”