At the USCCB, I worked with representatives from two other national organizations to produce a series of testimonial videos about Catholic prison ministers.
This essay is published in a book by Routledge Press released in June 2018, “Religious Scholars as Public Intellectuals,” as part of the Routledge Studies in Religion Series, and examines some ways in which then-Blessed (now Saint) Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador confronted ‘post-truth’ political and cultural forces in his ministry and examines insights that can be garnered for confronting similar social discourse today.
A short essay on the importance of a clear understanding and concrete application of a theology of the liturgical assembly at the celebration of the Catholic Eucharist.
In this peer-reviewed article, I discuss how catechesis, preparation, and celebration of the wedding liturgy can be incorporated into an RCIA-like format. However, in addition to the three stages of preparation that match the three pre-initiation stages of the RCIA, I add a fourth post-wedding experience. It is analogous to the RCIA’s mystagogy. I call it “continuing ministry.” These four stages can constitute an integral, parish-based approach, not only to preparation for the marriage itself, but preparation for the wedding liturgy as well.
A short reflective article on my work with The Faith & Politics Institute’s 2004 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage and its theological and spiritual meaning in light of the civil rights struggle of the 1960s.