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Lenten Reflection Series: Too Distracted to See Jesus Among Us

Throughout the season of Lent, we’re featuring the Millennial Lenten Reflection Series, co-sponsored by Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Franciscan Mission Service. Each small reflection will be written by a young person, focusing on that day’s Mass reading. You can sign up for the series here. What is it about our constant desire to […]

Reclaiming the Internet of My Youth

We need to develop an internet of people, not an internet of things. Over the past few weeks, my wife Dezzie and I have talked about the idea of reclaiming the internet of our youth. Fifteen years ago, web firms were just learning how to monetize, which they now have down to an art. With […]

Lenten Reflection Series: Do Not Be Afraid

Throughout the season of Lent, we’re featuring the Millennial Lenten Reflection Series, co-sponsored by Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Franciscan Mission Service. Each small reflection will be written by a young person, focusing on that day’s Mass reading. You can sign up for the series here. Fear is an emotion I know well. I […]

Fr. James Martin Interviews Stephen Colbert

Check out this great video from America Media:  

Lenten Reflection Series: Choosing Compassion and Love

In today’s gospel, we are challenged to stop judging one another. Instead, we are called to be generous with love, mercy, and forgiveness in our relationships with others. We are reminded that the more we choose to give, the more we will receive in return. God taught us this kind of reciprocal love when he […]

Lenten Reflection Series: God’s Justice is Beyond Human Justice

Throughout the season of Lent, we’re featuring the Millennial Lenten Reflection Series, co-sponsored by Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Franciscan Mission Service. Each small reflection will be written by a young person, focusing on that day’s Mass reading. You can sign up for the series here. In today’s readings, we read two seemingly competing […]

Dark Days in Russia: Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Gunned Down

Among the worst developments of the 21st century has been the growing assault on democracy and human rights perpetrated by Vladimir Putin’s regime. And the times seem to be growing darker in Russia. via BBC News: A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials […]

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