Cardinal Schönborn Criticizes Clergy’s “Hardening of the Heart” Against Mercy (National Catholic Reporter)

This is a great article from the National Catholic Reporter on the need for mercy, actual mercy, during this Year of Mercy. As we get ready to receive Pope Francis’ document on Catholic family life next week, these words from Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn comes as a nice reminder of Jesus’ actions towards the other. Cardinal Schönborn … More Cardinal Schönborn Criticizes Clergy’s “Hardening of the Heart” Against Mercy (National Catholic Reporter)

Easter Sunday

Last night, I had the great blessing to attend the Easter Vigil at Saint Camillus Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. This multicultural parish, located right next to Holy Name College, is staffed by several of my Franciscan brothers and is the spiritual home of wide array of people from all over the world – from many African countries, … More Easter Sunday

A Social Justice Stations of the Cross

As we approach Holy Week, I’ve put together a Stations of the Cross. Each Station is paired with a contemporary social justice issue, along with quotations, newspaper articles, and reflections on these urgent and heartbreaking matters. We used this during our evening liturgy here at Holy Name College. STATION I: Jesus Is Condemned To Death For our brothers … More A Social Justice Stations of the Cross