Fr. Ron Rolheiser
He is a community-builder, lecturer and writer. His books are popular throughout the English-speaking world and his weekly column is carried by more than seventy newspapers worldwide.
Fr. Rolheiser can be reached at his website, www.ronrolheiser.com.
Classically, both in the world and in our churches, we have seen despair as the ultimate, unforgivable sin.
Dorothy Day is alleged to have said: “Don’t call me a saint; I don’t want to be dismissed that easily!”
With the exception of scripture and a few Christian mystics, Christian spirituality, up to now, has been weak in presenting us with a vision for our retirement years.
The heart has its reasons, says philosopher Blaise Pascal, and sometimes those reasons have a long history.
The 17th-century theologian and scientist Blaise Pascal once wrote: “Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.”
Believers and non-believers alike have been arguing about the Resurrection since the day Jesus rose.
Good Friday was bad long before it was good, at least from outward appearances.
Fr. Ron Rolheiser will be a leader at the 2017 National Catholic Mission, addressing the theme “Our final gift,” based on Fr. Henri Nouwen’s thesis that death can be our final gift to others. Fr. Rolheiser addressed that concept in a 2001 column reprinted here with his blessing.
What is meant when certain schools of psychology warn us about our “shadow”? What’s our shadow?