Chatting It Up With Fr. Dwight Longenecker

Kathy w Fr Dwight Longenecker

So…. Here I Am! A while back, I did a telephone interview with Fr. Dwight Longenecker for his radio show, "More Christianity".  (Actually, not just an interview but a long, rambling conversation about two of our favorite things:  faith and blogging.)Anyway, someone just told me I should post it; so I had to run over and dig it up on Fr. L’s radio site.   Take a listen, if you’ve got a few minutes.We talk about the history of blogging and social communications, and how we seek to promo … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Throws Out the “P” Word Again

Pope Francis with young people

He said it again:  the Church does not grow by proselytizing but by attracting. Speaking to a youthful audience in Umbria on October 6, Pope Francis repeated his rejection of proselytizing as an effective means of communicating the gospel.  A Church grows, he said, because the testimony of the People of God is attractive—not because of proselytizing.  He urged the young people who sat at his feet to “come out of the self” and to go towards “the true peripheries of life.”I think I get the … [Read more...]