Subjectivity, Truth-Relation, and Learning to Be Charitable

There is a problem I have found within the climate of American Catholics (I'm sure it's not just us, but still).  It's everywhere.  Sooner or later, anywhere there has been a discussion, it will appear.  It shows up in articles and comboxes, lurking in the dark underside of the comment thread, where few care to continue reading, waiting to pounce on it's prey like a pit viper.  It's prey: the unsuspecting reader. It's venom: cruel and unbridled absence of charity.  This is a real issue, since the … [Read more...]

A Dire Need

As much as we don't like to admit it, as much as it is painful to even really consider; the Church is missing something of grave importance.Just look around you, and you'll see this dreadful lack all around you.  You see it in the poorly designed places of worship, the bare, white, plaster walls, whatever this is exactly...   The Church is missing artists.We don't need to look back very far to see that this has not always been the case.  In fact many of the wo … [Read more...]