A reflection for Ordinary Time, Summer 2021

by Rosemarie PacePax Christi New York (Ed. Note: At key moments throughout the liturgical year, long-time regional coordinator Rosemarie Pace will offer reflections timed the season with accompanying prayers and suggested actions. This is the first in the series.) As we enter into summer, we also return to Ordinary Time on the liturgical calendar. Those … Continue reading A reflection for Ordinary Time, Summer 2021

“Simon, do you love me? … Feed my sheep” – A reflection on why denying communion to Catholic politicians is an act of violent coercion

by Tom CordaroPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace As a Catholic striving to be faithful to the call to nonviolence exemplified by the life and teachings of Jesus, I am scandalized by those bishops and priests in the United States who would deny the Eucharist to politicians who disagree with them on the best way … Continue reading “Simon, do you love me? … Feed my sheep” – A reflection on why denying communion to Catholic politicians is an act of violent coercion