A Call to Prayer from Archbishop Foley Beach Regarding the Situations in Afghanistan, Haiti and the Ongoing COVID Pandemic

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Like many of you, I have been soberly watching the situation unfolding in Afghanistan.  I know it has surfaced many emotions for people across the world, especially those who have personal connections with Afghanistan and the Afghan people.  Whether justified or unjustified, war is always a tragic consequence…

The Gospel and Human Need (Part 2)

In my previous post, I wrote about the Christian imperative to respond to human need, specifically in relation to the situation on the U.S. southern border. This calling transcends and goes before the political concerns regarding policy and national immigration philosophy. As Christians, our calling to care for the poor and vulnerable cuts through the…

Working with God

“And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” St. John’s Gospel (1:14 NRSV)   A central message of the Christian faith is that God saves what God assumes. Or, rather, God makes holy that which…