Strolling through YouTube this past summer I found a show that peaked my interest and quickly became my favorite thing to watch when I had time for leisure. That show, Firing Line, although familiar to people my parent’s age, isn’t widely known to younger generations. The aspect that intrigued me the most was how the […]
In just three days we mark the first anniversary of the apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis on “The Joy of the Gospel.” Spreading that Joy of the Good News (properly understood) is the task of evangelization. To do this well, let’s consider Fr. Antonio Spadaro’s third challenge to pastoral work in the digital world, namely, […]
A three-way tie for third and first, and second separated by only one point. I think we are looking at an exciting conclusion to the season!
One of the great things Pope Francis has done since becoming Pope is his explicit call to all Catholics to move beyond their preconceived notions of who “belongs” in the Church. In his homily at the Mass that closed World Youth Day 2013 on 28 July 2013 he told all present that when the Lord […]
Continuing our dialogue with Antonio Spadaro, S.J. about digital challenges to evangelization, let’s consider the second shift he proposes: the need to move from content-centered to person-centered pastoral work. In our online world, content is there. In fact, it’s everywhere! Stored in a cloud and transmitted wirelessly, digital content is orbital, swirling around us continually. […]
In October, our First Theology Class took a trip to the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The trip was organized as part of Fr. Frank Giuffre’s Introduction to Scripture course. We were welcomed warmly by the Museum staff who appreciated our interest in one specific item: a second-century papyrus of the Gospel of Saint […]
As the weather begins to cool off, the football races are starting to heat up! Our St. Charles Pick ‘Em league is no exception.