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To Embrace All That Is Human

A reflection on the readings for March 6, 2022 – The First Sunday in Lent. Many of us know the story of  Doctor Faustus, written in 1592. In the early version of the legend, Dr. John Faustus, called Faust, has...

To Embrace All That Is Human

‘Driven’ Into the Wilderness with Christ

A reflection on the Sunday readings for February 21, 2021 — the First Sunday in Lent Yesterday, I celebrated the funeral of the woman who gave me my favorite Lent story. She was a very pious woman and had a great...

‘Driven’ Into the Wilderness with Christ

Christmas in the Desert

Early in Advent, a line of Scripture struck me strongly and has stuck with me ever since: “I am ‘the voice of one crying out in the desert’” (Jn 1:23). This Advent brought more revelations about the abuse scandals in...

Christmas in the Desert