Day: January 13, 2012

After Haiti, painting with a passion

Sister Marjorie Raphael, SSM, was living in a convent on the grounds of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti when the earthquake hit two years ago. She is now back at the Sisters of St. Margaret convent in Roxbury, Massachusetts and has returned to painting.

Made for goodness

Desmond Tutu writes in the Huffington Post that God made everyone for goodness and he tells the story of three people who demonstrate it.

Wives of newly minted Catholic priests be careful

Sara Ritchey says that wives of married clergy who become Roman Catholic priests should be very careful because in addition to the general disorientation that typical Roman Catholic congregants might experience, there is embedded in the dogma of priestly celibacy a long history of institutional and theological hostility towards women.