God among the imperfect

The holy family didn’t meet the ideal either

I don’t know what a perfect first-century family looked like, but I’m certain that Joseph and Mary didn’t qualify.

Christmas Eve visions

In the 12th century, a Benedictine nun had a vision of Jesus’ humanity. It couldn’t have happened on a better night.

Rape on campus

Attaining justice for victims of sexual assault cannot be a matter of belief or disbelief. They are individuals, not symbols of a cause.

The impossible possible

We had not one but two baptisms the other day. What absorbed me most was the way the little kids edged toward the event like wasps to a picnic.


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