Spirituality

This resource will feature weekly Sunday Reflections based on the readings from Sacred Scripture written by Ted Wolgamot, Psy.D. The readings are found in those cycles common to the Catholic Church, the Episcopal Church, and most mainstream Protestant churches. It will also include a blog written by a guest, articles of interest in the spiritual world, and books that have been found to be of special import.


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Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“You cannot serve both God and mammon.” Lk. 16:13 Today’s gospel account from Luke is considered one of the most difficult of all scriptural texts to understand. Even the great ...

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Religion: Comforting but Never Challenging?

Karl Marx, the German philosopher who wrote the Communist Manifesto, is quoted as saying that “religion is the opium of the masses.” It’s a quote widely shared, especially by people ...


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Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

9/11 How can we ever forget this date? How can we ever forget the four coordinated, planned terrorist attacks on the United States – attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, ...

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Hard Times for the Irish Church

My wife, Amparo, and I went to church last Sunday in a tiny village in County Clare, Ireland. As we drove into the village, called Mullagh, for the 11 a.m. ...

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Colbert on Suffering

I’m not big on hearing the opinions of celebrities on politics, religion or any field other than their own. But the recent interview of comedian Steven Colbert by CNN’s Anderson ...

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Me or Us?

I recall the period after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when Americans of every stripe came together in grief and determination. It was encouraging to experience this rare occurrence ...