BY Phiwokuhle Siyabonga Xulu In 2011 I was fortunate enough to share in community with the Congregation of the Oratory of St Philip Neri in Port Elizabeth. Before I went there I didn’t even know that there was a saint named Philip Neri, nor was I aware of an existence of an Oratory. But my stay […]
BY KARIN HUMAN The “Mustard Seeds” column is entering its second year of life. A year ago, I laid out my dream for this column: a place to share stories of hope and experiences of practical faith.
BY TYLER TENBARGE Before I ever recall being asked about what I wanted to be when I grew up, my parents say I was already telling them and others: “I want to be a priest.” Many people expect a seminarian or religious sister to say that, but I think the opposite is often true.
The greatest gift we receive at Christmas is the one we receive every year: Jesus Christ. And with that gift comes an obligation. KELVIN BANDA OP explains.
The great lesson of Christmas is that by being slaves to God, we are set free, as CATHERINE DE VALENCE explains. Think about this: It took a servant to bring a Servant into our world. Mary never saw herself as a leader for the people, but as a servant of God, for the people. It was her trust […]
BY SAM LUCERO Recently Oxfam America launched a global campaign to address extreme inequality. As part of this campaign, Oxfam issued a report that highlights just how extreme global inequality has become.
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