Day: September 12, 2016

Prayers for Bishop Spong

Bishop John (Jack) Shelby Spong suffered a stroke on Saturday morning, shortly before he was due to appear at a speaking engagement in Marquette, MI. The Diocese of Newark offered this update Monday afternoon via its Facebook page: Many thanks to all of you who have been praying for Bishop Jack Spong and his family …

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Priest Pulse: The digital mission field

Another episode from the archives of our new partner, the Priest Pulse podcast. his episode features Kyle Oliver, Digital Missioner for the Virginia Theological Seminary and former host of the Easter People podcast, as he talks with host Benjamin Gildas about the future of formation and proclamation.

Pope Francis meets with teenager fighting cancer

“It is thought that sick or disabled persons cannot be happy, since they cannot live the lifestyle held up by the culture of pleasure and entertainment. In an age when care for one’s body has become an obsession and a big business, anything imperfect has to be hidden away, since it threatens the happiness and serenity of the privileged few and endangers the dominant model.”