Taylor Swift’s “ME!” and What Makes Us Unique

Published May 31, 2019 in In the News, Music, Pop Culture ~ Approx 3 mins

Taylor Swift’s new song “ME!” (a duet with Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie) is another pop culture smash hit at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. But is it just a case of narcissistic individualism in American culture? Or does it reach out to something deeper in the human person?

One-Minute Homily: “Are We Sheep?”

Published May 12, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

It’s not exactly flattering to be compared to sheep but Brian Strassburger, SJ, breaks open this analogy in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, May 12, 2017, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/30fwP07

One-Minute Homily: “Tempting Jesus”

Published Mar 10, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Do we bargain with Jesus? This might be like tempting Jesus in the desert. Brian Strassburger gives this week’s One-Minute Homily, based on the readings for March 10, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2UqZuMv

One-Minute Homily: “How to be a Saint”

Published Jan 20, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

What does it take to be a Saint? Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on the diversity of people that God calls to holiness in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, January 20, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2SJQxgv