Our idealistic commitment to the vulnerable will be made that much stronger when we can literally affirm their proximity as neighbors. Continue Reading
Tomorrow in DC several FFers and other interested parties will gather to discuss the “Benedict Option” and practical steps we can take in our lives right now to live it out. In advance of the event, participants have suggested pieces they’ve found helpful in thinking through what the Benedict Option is and what it means for our lives. What follows is a curated list of those, and other, pieces. Continue Reading
But even more than for its instructive value, Libresco’s book is nourishing in its use of signs and stories to illustrate God’s extravagant mercy at work in prayer.
Through liturgy and devotion, we’re asked to enter deeply and intimately into the Passion of our Lord. Many in the Western Church are in the midst of Holy Week celebrations, focused on distinct elements of Christ’s final days. And through… Continue Reading
For St. Augustine, it is sometimes better to abstain from even legitimate feelings or passions if they could lead to vice. But when it comes to hospitality, it is better to put aside fears that limit hospitality in order to be as generous as possible Continue Reading