Fratelli Tutti — a snapshot of what we are not, but should be

For any Christian with an affinity for St. Francis of Assisi, having the first pope to take the name Francis issue a papal encyclical at the tomb of St. Francis, on the vigil of the Feast of St. Francis, is enough to make you downright giddy. Pope Francis’ second encyclical, Fratelli Tutti — All Brothers … Continue reading Fratelli Tutti — a snapshot of what we are not, but should be

The question we cannot escape: “Do you believe this?”

Do you remember those WWJD bracelets everyone was wearing around in the early- to mid-2000s? “What Would Jesus Do?” It’s an important question. But, perhaps a better question is: What would we do? What would we do if we encountered the resurrected Lord? If we really saw, face-to-face, His power in this world? Our reading … Continue reading The question we cannot escape: “Do you believe this?”