A Father’s Farewell, Shepherding Us Forward

Cardinals have gathered in Rome to say goodbye to Pope Benedict, to thank him, and to focus in prayer and deliberation on the papal conclave to come, to elect a new man to the Chair of St. Peter. They do so with full knowledge that there is deep renewal (see George Weigel here) and reform [Read More...]

‘Will you let me be your King?’

Is Christ our King? If the answer is truly yes — He is master and commander, there are real, radical implications for our daily lives. As Pope Benedict XVI put it Sunday: we are all called to prolong God’s saving work by converting ourselves to the Gospel, by placing ourselves with conviction in the footsteps [Read More...]