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El Desafío de John Chau

Tal vez hayas oído la extraordinaria historia de John Chau, el joven misionero cristiano que trató de llevar el Evangelio a la isla Sentinel del Norte, donde vive una de las más remotas y aisladas comunidades del mundo, y quien, por su esfuerzo, fue asesinado incluso antes de cruzar la playa. Su labor ha suscitado una gran variedad de reacciones—rabia, asombro, simpatía, profunda admiración—y ha excitado en muchas personas, religiosas o no, preguntas sobre la naturaleza misionera del cristianismo.

Camping with Opinionists

In a time of outrage, it is the contemplative that stands out.

Discerning Advent – Darkness

Incarnation occurs all the time, even in our decisions. We are in a whirl of confusion and feel like we’re in darkness. Advent is a time of sitting with those raw feelings and emotions because discernment begins with observation.

A New Fixed Star

This Sunday is New Year’s Day, in the liturgical sense of the term. With the first Sunday of Advent, we commence the liturgical year of 2019. And New Year’s day is always a good time for resolutions, taking stock, starting over again. I want to interpret our Gospel for this Sunday, which portrays Jesus is full apocalyptic mode, in that spirit.

Discerning Advent Series

A four-week series on Ignatian discernment.

Smash the Television Set?

Could smashing—or at least temporarily stashing—your TV pave the way for something better?

Amidst Our Apocalypse, Advent Asks Us to Stay

Advent begs something of you, even if you don't want to be Catholic anymore.

Faith, Reason, and a Washing Machine

All analogies limp, but here is how a laundry room can help explain the harmonious relationship of faith and reason.

Christians Can’t Just Love Their Neighbor

We cannot love God fully without loving our neighbor, and we cannot love our neighbor fully without loving God.

The Problem of Loneliness

In January this year, the British Minister for sport and civil society received a new brief from her government: to tackle the growing problem of human loneliness in her country.