This prayer was recently offered up at a meeting of the leadership of the Western Region of Maryknoll Sisters during their conference and retreat in Monrovia, CA.
March 22, 20190/
According to theologian Tom Oord, we need a revolution. One that isn’t just social and political, but is spiritual and religious as well. One that believes creation and all creatures are intrinsically valuable.
February 8, 20190/
My expectation and intention is that in this odyssey, new epiphanies will take place and that the relationships developed on the journey will bear fruit in surprising ways.
August 7, 20170/
Dowd writes, “When religion fails, economics is unbounded by even the crudest requirements to protect nature’s life support systems. When religion fails, economics becomes demonic.”
May 22, 20150/
Jesus called for a fundamental shift from the service of money to the service of God. “Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand.” I translate Jesus’s message into “Seize an Alternative: An Ecological Civilization Is Possible.”
April 22, 20150/
All too often today, at least in the United States, “spirituality” is juxtaposed to “religion” as an alternative. “Spiritual but not religious” has become a cliché. It often becomes individualist, self-serving, and separated from concerns for justice and peace in the public world.
January 8, 20150/