Last Meal, Last Chance: Convicted Killer Chooses Christ

Lethal Injection Room - San Quentin

On September 21, 2011, Troy Davis died in Georgia.Davis, you may know, was convicted of murdering a police officer.  But in the twenty years since the crime, seven of the nine key witnesses have recanted their testimony. The lack of clarity regarding the case sparked anti-death penalty backlash.  Groups including Amnesty International and the NAACP petitioned the courts to grant Davis a new trial or evidentiary hearing.  World leaders including Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Ren … [Read more...]

IT DEPENDS ON WHAT THE MEANING OF “IS” IS: What Did Jesus Really Mean?

Last Supper

What the heck was Jesus talking about, anyway?I mean, he’s holding up a piece of bread and he says, “This is My Body.”  Does that even make sense?!Ask any group of Christians in your workplace or in your neighborhood what Jesus really meant, and chances are you’ll get a broad range of answers.  Their explanations may follow strict denominational lines; but even within church communities, you may find people who draw different conclusions about this singularly important tenet of the Faith … [Read more...]

THE HEAVENS ARE TELLING THE GLORY OF GOD – Experiencing God in the Eucharist and in Creation

Tonight's the night!  If you live in a part of the United States with a forecast of clear skies, tonight is probably your best opportunity to catch the 2012 Leonid Meteor Shower in its resplendent glory.  Turn out the lights, get away from the city to an area without a lot of streetlamps, and look up!The Leonids—so named because the meteors originate in the east, near the constellation Leo—return each year in mid-November.  As Earth slips through the garbage dump of the deceased comet Tempel … [Read more...]


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