Tinamarie Stolz is a campus minister at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pa. She holds a master’s degree in theological studies from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.
As a young(ish), progressive Catholic, finding places where my deep love for tradition and desire for reform coexist peacefully is difficult. Unexpectedly, I found a space for this on TikTok.
‘Can I hold my Jesus?’ The Eucharist gave my nana peace in her dying days. She wouldn’t want it to be politicized.
How could I express that no matter what, the Eucharist unceasingly calls me back home to the Catholic faith? That’s why this document on the Eucharist from the U.S. bishops shakes me.