Making Space: For Women and For Life

By |2014-02-10T17:08:42-05:00October 18th, 2013|Tags: , , |

The Miraculous Journey by Damien Hirst Here we are, in the Fall (that’s Autumn to us Brits, but what’s in a name?): that season full of mists and mellow fruitfulness. This time twenty-eight years ago I was walking around with a pumpkin shaped belly, waiting for the arrival of my first baby. [...]

The Imaginative Conservatism of Pope Francis

By |2014-09-13T13:08:49-05:00September 25th, 2013|Tags: |

Pope Francis “No one is saved alone, as an isolated individual, but God attracts us looking at the complex web of relationships that take place in the human community. God enters into this dynamic, this participation in the web of human relationships.”   Pope Francis to Antonio Spadaro SJ What is a conservative, [...]

How I Am Learning to Love Earthquakes

By |2014-01-13T19:43:30-05:00June 22nd, 2013|Tags: |

Some thirty years ago, around the time I converted to the Catholic faith, I had one of those dreams which stay with you for years, unpacking their significance over time.  I was in the garden of a house—not my own—with a group of people. I had become aware of some impending disaster, but was [...]