Faith Features
Kaya OakesSeptember 04, 2018
The Nuns and Nones project seeks to bring these two groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections.
Arts & Culture Books
Kaya OakesJune 29, 2018
Inspired represents Held Evans’s attempt to return not to the “handbook” Bible of her adolescence but to the “storybook” Bible of her childhood.
President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kaya OakesFebruary 23, 2018
Teachers do not talk about being afraid of our students. We talk about being afraid for our students.
Arts & Culture Books
Kaya OakesJanuary 24, 2018
Review: Michelle Kuo’s "Reading With Patrick: a Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship"
Faith Features
Kaya OakesSeptember 20, 2017
The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt says that the image of a God who suffers with us can play a role in helping people recover.
Politics & Society Features
Kaya OakesMarch 07, 2017
An old Jesuit parish in San Francisco took on a new mission to help its neighbors in need.
Politics & Society
Kaya OakesNovember 07, 2016
St. Columba began celebrating Black Catholic History Month and Kwanzaa alongside the regular events in the liturgical calendar.
Faith in Focus
Kaya OakesAugust 18, 2016
"What is unclear is how that role works when your godchild is a fully-formed adult."
A HOMECOMING. People sing during a Mass for young adults at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Dec. 10.
Kaya OakesOctober 07, 2015
In the fall of 2013, gentrification arrived in my working-class North Oakland neighborhood. The rent ticked up month after month. Then one day, the landlord called to notify us he was putting the house on the market. Because of an influx of highly paid tech workers into the Bay Area, the house liste
Faith in Focus
Kaya OakesFebruary 17, 2015
I met the monk, before he was a monk, on Facebook. The message icon flickered to life when an actor we both know made the connection: two writers, two creative people, two weirdoes, two Catholics. Perhaps we’d like to get acquainted? The monk back then had a different name; let’s call hi