Praying Through the Stations of the Cross
A best selling book from The Word Among Us for praying through the stations of the cross. Continue »
Embrace the paradoxes of Lent.
Isn’t it amazing the way Scripture turns so many things upside down? The meek inherit the earth, while the proud are humbled and brought low. It’s only in dying that we find life. Those who are last become the first. Over and over again in Scripture, things are not what they seem, and the more time we spend reading the Bible, the more paradoxes we seem to find. Continue »
Special Intentions for March
Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »
How to Pray the Contemplative Way
When I was a Jesuit novice, I was introduced to a wonderful method of contemplative prayer. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that I was introduced to contemplative prayer—period. Continue »
How an heiress became a prophet
What is a prophet? A strident voice denouncing injustice? A wild-eyed visionary calling sinners to repentance? These images hardly fit Katharine Drexel, a refined, wealthy woman who disliked being in the public eye and felt strongly attracted to hidden prayer. And yet, like the biblical prophets of old, this self-effacing heiress became a voice in the wilderness and a countercultural witness to the gospel call to justice. Continue »
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