09Jul Bishop supports apology on papal bulls that justified Indigenous oppression

The National Catholic Reporter:

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Bishop Douglas Lucia, whose downtown Syracuse office sits on the ancestral lands of the Onondaga Nation, hopes to meet with Pope Francis “to re-examine” 15th-century Vatican documents that justified colonization, land takeovers and … Read the rest

09Jul Séamus Ahearne: PPC … and Life is Beautiful

‘Hard times come again no more.’ (Stephen Foster)

We are blessed:

The River Tolka beckons me early each morning. The river wakes up and wants me to get up too. I wander down. I meet a few going to work … Read the rest

09Jul Chris McDonnell: Facing up to our responsibility

Facing up to our responsibility

La Croix July 09.2021

There has been much talk in recent weeks about facing up to our responsibility in the Church. The offered resignation of Cardinal Marx, which thankfully was declined by Francis, was one … Read the rest

09Jul July 9, 2021. Thursday of Week 14 in Ordinary Time

When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say; for what you are to say will be given to you at that time; for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.