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Carl McColman Mar 23, 2015
When I met the Anglican writer Kenneth Leech, who is one of my heroes, he told me a funny but sad story.I mentioned to him that one of my favorite books of his was The Eye of the Storm: Spiritual Reso...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Mar 16, 2015
Hi. My name is Carl and I'm a Facebook addict.("Hi, Carl!")This past weekend, against my better judgment, I got into an unpleasant debate in a Facebook group with a young person whom I do not know. No...
Carl McColman Mar 04, 2015
A mature spiritual life embraces paradox. And paradox lies at the heart of Sister Joan Chittister's newest book, Between the Dark and the Daylight. The subtitle of the book is "Embracing the Contradic...
Carl McColman Feb 26, 2015
Vatican Radio announced earlier this week that Pope Francis has declared a tenth century Armenian saint and mystic, Saint Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekatsi), a Doctor of the Universal Church.St. Greg...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Feb 17, 2015
Mardi Gras can be a lot of fun, but when Fat Tuesday ends, Ash Wednesday begins. Clean up the mess from the party, and recycle the empty bottles. Welcome to Lent.If you've never observed Lent before, ...
Carl McColman Feb 13, 2015
It's been fifty years since Karl Rahner wrote his important book "The Christian of the Future." In a different work, Concern for the Church, he made his classic remark "the Christian of the future wil...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Feb 06, 2015
A reader named Nick writes:I am interested in the subject of meditation and Christian meditation in general, but I have a minor concern. I would like to engage in practices like centering prayer, but ...
Carl McColman Feb 03, 2015
I don't care what your political persuasion is, I bet you probably get frustrated from time to time with what Christian leaders have to say (or don't say) about matters of current concern.Here's a fun...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Jan 31, 2015
Today is the 100th anniversary of Thomas Merton's birth.To celebrate this day here is a list of seven books I would recommend to anyone who wants a grounding in Merton's life and wisdom, without havin...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Jan 26, 2015
If you're anything like me, the first thing you'll notice about The Ancient Path: Old Lessons from the Church Fathers for a New Life Today is how beautifully designed the book is. The dust jacket feat...
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