Persons with Disabilities Are Gifts to Be Celebrated

March 21st marks World Down Syndrome Day. The occasion reminded me about I conversation I had with a wealthy friend almost twenty years ago that made a profound impression on me. He had been raised in sunny California and seemingly had the…
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The Rise of Egg-Freezing Parties

A New York-based friend who is studying for her Ph.D. recently shared with me a LinkedIn notice she received. Upon logging into her profile, she saw that she had been invited to an “egg-freezing party.” As you might guess, the invitation…
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A New Type of Seminarian?

It’s now a little more than three years since the world was introduced to Pope Francis. It has been a fascinating, engaging and, at times, somewhat bumpy ride for many. The world’s increased interest level in the Catholic Church because…