Laudato Si: Lamentation and hope in the face of the global pandemic

By Scott Wright, Director Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach This week, Catholics around the world celebrate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical letter on ecology, Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home. This year the letter takes on new meaning, as we live in the midst of a global pandemic, compounded by … Continue reading Laudato Si: Lamentation and hope in the face of the global pandemic

Proclaiming resurrection at the foot of the Cross – in a time of global pandemic

By Scott Wright Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach In the readings for the Easter Season, Jesus appears first to Mary Magdalene, early in the morning, then to his disciples gathered in the upper room, later in the evening, and he offers them a greeting of peace: “Peace be with you!” We live in a … Continue reading Proclaiming resurrection at the foot of the Cross – in a time of global pandemic