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A Second Spring
Heart surgery opened my arteries---and my eyes.
A Living Example
Brazilian Catholic archbishop Helder Camara brought a "preferential option for the poor" to the center of Christian social thinking.
The Daily Grace of Give and Take
The final column of a six-year run gives the author permission to write in the first person, wouldn't you say?
The Children's Funeral Parish
Early in the 1980s, I served a parish in Woburn, Massachusetts. This suburban city, some 12 miles north of Boston, had boasted of tanneries for 300 years.
Whose Life Is It, Anyway?
Ecology does not begin and end with the human, but it certainly includes us. All other beings share the planet and the cosmos with us, and we with them.
A Spirituality of Ecology
Put aside the Holy Scriptures for a while and read God's first revelationnature itself. Such was the advice offered some years ago by a profound, Christian thinker.
The Nature of God
Some days ago I received an unexpected call from Lima, Peru. A brother Franciscan there told me that Olga Valencia had died and, knowing of my friendship with her, he had attended the funeral.
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