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people dance in front of the stage where a worship leader leads people in song at a nondenominational church
Why are Latinos leaving the Catholic Church? And where are they going? In Phoenix, Grace Walk Church has welcomed those searching for a spiritual home away from the Catholic Church
On “Preach,” host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., and Victor Cancino, S.J., explore how preachers might respond to generational trauma, particularly in Native American communities. “I think doing the work of looking at your own life,” says Victor,“ allows you to be vulnerable, and you give the freedom to people listening to you to practice the same thing.”
Good preaching requires mastery of rhetoric, particularly the tools of repetition and organization, says John Baldovin, S.J. But also, he adds with hyperbolic emphasis, “you have to read, read, read, read, read and pray, pray, pray, pray, pray.”
A Reflection for Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent, by Molly Cahill
From 1957: Los Angeles is a large city. In some ways it is an important city. But it is not (yet) a great city.
A Reflection for the Second Day in the Octave of Christmas, by Michael Simone, S.J.
Pope Francis greets new English Cardinal Arthur Roche, prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, during a consistory for the creation of 20 new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Aug. 27, 2022. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Cardinal Arthur Roche leads the Vatican department responsible for governing the church’s liturgical practices and sacramental rites.
In this article from 1979, a Jesuit priest recalls his friendship with Flannery O'Connor.
Scripture scholars Barbara Reid, O.P., and Victor Cancino, S.J. join host Ricardo da Silva, S.J. to discuss how preachers can help Catholics enter into the Advent season—even as the world around us begins to celebrate Christmas.
A Reflection for Tuesday of the First Week of Advent, by Rachel Lu