Thomas Groome rightfully asserts that “all statistics indicate a significant falling away from the practice of faith” (2011, 7). There are many reasons for this, yet Groome further explains that “all the disenchantment of our age will not obliterate the innate human disposition for the spiritual or religious” (10) and because of this “informing and … Continue reading Correlating Writings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Groome: There Will be Faith
Man who is born of a woman is few of days and full of trouble.He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not.And do you open your eyes on such a one and bring me into judgment with you?Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? There is not one.Since his days are determined, and the number of his months is … Continue reading A Reflection on Job 14
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The liturgy of Holy Week teaches us that a crisis situation (limit situation) can be a defining moment—it can make us or break us. On the first day of the week (now celebrated as Palm Sunday), a few days before Passover, Jesus entered Jerusalem knowing that he was about to fulfil his destiny. He knew … Continue reading Limit Situations: Not Limiting but Empowering
We want only to show you something we have seen and to tell you something we have heard: That in the midst of the old creation there is a New Creation, and that this New Creation is manifest in Jesus who is called the Christ. [i]Paul Tillich, The New Being, What does it mean to … Continue reading See, this is New!