The Golden, Difficult Rule

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace The readings today may contain both the simplest and the most difficult of all messages:  God is one, and God alone is the source of all that is good.  Along with that is the command to love our neighbors as ourselves....

Companions on the Journey to Election Day and Beyond!

Two Events on Faith and Politics By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace There is no question about it:  Our faith is challenging.  The readings this week are no exception.  Indeed, “the word of God is living an effective, sharper than any two-edged sword,”...

Dignity in the Election Season

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace The readings today struggle with the dark side of human nature.  The wicked set a trap for the just in the first reading.  James discusses the destructive effects of “jealousy and selfish ambition.”  The disciples in...

Faithful Catholics; Active Citizens

by Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace The risen Christ walks with his disciples on the road, as our readings this weekend tell us.  So, too, does the Church walk with us in our Christian vocations.  That walk can be difficult:  It is not enough to know God,...
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