Best Practices in Church Management
Efforts to improve church management are often sidetracked by three mindsets. First, we can misunderstand the truth that the church is timeless.
Under the Apricot Trees
My mother, father, little sister and I were living with my widowed grandmother, Frieda Hambleton, in her house in a poor neighborhood of Wichita Falls, Tex.
Global Trade and the Common Good
In his encyclical on the Eucharist, Ecclesia de Eucharistia, published in 2003, Pope John Paul II repeated St.
Books and Culture
Thomas King, a professor of theology at Georgetown University, has written a fine book deeply rooted in his lifelong meditation on Pierre Te
When a poet writes “I,” what does he mean?
If Thomas O’Malley’s first book, In the Province of Saints, is anything to judge by, he has a real future ahead of him as a nove
I spent a night with friends a few weeks ago.