¿Qué es la Sinodalidad?

Ellie and I attended the Leadership Roundtable’s Catholic Leaders Summit last week. This annual gathering brings together diocesan leaders, clergy, university presidents, theologians, Catholic non-profit and business leaders, along with folks that have practical management experience and who want to help the Church be run with more accountability.  I was humbled to be part of […]

Ven con Nosotros al Caminar, ¡Santa María, Ven!

I was most looking forward to the singing. After two years of muting ourselves on Zoom while Claire Hitchins led us on guitar—I was eager for harmonies, rounds, the feeling of voices vibrating and echoing in a room. And yet, I was hesitant, wondering how we’d bridge the distances of language, culture, social location as 55 pilgrims […]

"Ayúdenla a ella, quien ha sido mi benefactora"

I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is [also] a minister [diakonos] of the church at Cenchreae, that you may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the holy ones, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a benefactor to many and to me […]

Reportándome desde Chiapas (México)

This week marks a month since I set off on a synod-inspired pilgrimage, dragging my family in tow. We spent 11 of the past 30 days journeying together with the vibrant people connected with Misión de Bachajón, a Jesuit Mission of over 60 years accompanying hundreds of Tseltal indigenous communities across a vast territory in […]