Articles that fall into this category touch on the Church as Herald, as referenced in Cardinal Dulles’ “Models of the Church.”


New York Parish Revived by Eastern-rite Catholics

Earlier this week, a particular headline caught my eye.  It announced that a closed parish in Yonkers, New York is reopening as an Eastern-rite Catholic Church serving an Indian congregation. This reminds me of my visit to the multicultural…

Catholics, Conscience, and Catechesis

When we think about the word “conscience,” we often think about having “gut feelings,” “following your heart,” or “listening to your inner voice.” In the Catholic world, the issue of conscience took center stage in the Western…
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An Introduction

One of the most beautiful things about human beings is our infinite curiosity and insatiate desire to understand the world around us. This curiosity is why we develop formulas to calculate the forces of nature. It’s why we organize complex…