Hearts on Fire retreats bring the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius to young people, and make them accessible.
Care for creation is a massive undertaking, but that does not mean we can shirk our responsibility, as Pope Francis reminds us in his recent exhortation Laudate Deum.
As Christians, we have a hope in God’s coming kingdom that Jesus preached. That kingdom encompasses all creation, including all animals.
In spiritual direction, we speak with a trusted advisor who helps us to see God’s love in our lives more clearly. This can be a meaningful experience for the director as well as the person seeking direction.
Why do we expect a young girl to cry over a pet goat she must give up for slaughter but not over the animals we eat on a daily basis? Compassion for all God’s creation should motivate us to consider more deeply the ways we relate to all animals, not only some of them.
It’s easy to accuse others of hypocrisy, yet none of us is perfect. How can Christians have credibility to preach the Gospel if they’re also sinners who don’t practice what they preach?
Christian faith calls us to remember our mortality, but thinking about death doesn’t have to be a source of discomfort. Meditating on death can deepen our awareness of God’s presence in our lives and our need to rely on God for our very lives.
Being pro-life and vegan might seem incompatible, but Daniel Mascarenhas argues that defense of life must be consistent.
There are many reasons to prefer one kind of car or truck over others, but one we often don’t consider is the difference among cars in protecting pedestrians.