Considering our footprint’s effect on the mortality of others

Ash Wednesday lifts up “mortality” for reflection. It is an ironic theological twist to consider how a relatively small portion of humanity is hastening the day of mortality for the rest of the world (and , eventually, our own or our children/grandchildren). I don’t think the rest of the world appreciates our lifestyle that essentially tells **them** “we all gotta Continue Reading

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Individual efforts should include the call to carry this into politics

“the Lent 4.5 faith-formation program developed by the Passionist Earth & Spirit Center in Louisville, Ky., and Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl. Lent 4.5, a seven-week program, gets its name from the fact that if the world were divided equally among all its residents, each would receive 4.5 acres of land from which to derive all of his or Continue Reading

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