June 14, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Thoughts on the Synod: Solitude and Mission

With a world synod of bishops focusing on young people set for this fall, listening to the young and those involved in guiding them is important. So this week, I’m turning over my column to someone who can speak directly from the experience of a young adult.

June 1, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Power of Witness; The Importance of the Eucharist

I’d like to do two simple things with this week’s column.  The first is to offer some heartfelt praise for two exceptional works of Christian witness that create real hope and strength for today’s Church, and deserve our support:   The Culture Project International, in its own words, “is an initiative of young people” passionate to […]

May 22, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Thoughts on the Synod: Becoming a Hedgehog

With a synod of the world’s bishops focusing on young people scheduled for this October, hearing directly from the young and those engaged in guiding them can be a great resource.

May 22, 2018

Columna del arzobispo Chaput: Reflexiones sobre el Sínodo; Aspirante a Puercoespín

Segundo de una serie Como señalé la semana pasada, espero poder usar mi columna regular en los próximos cuatro meses de manera inusual, pero útil.  De vez en cuando (no cada semana, pero a menudo), le voy a ceder mi espacio a los jóvenes y otros con experiencia en el ministerio a jóvenes y adultos […]

May 17, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Thoughts on the Synod: A Thirst for Mentoring

To prepare for the synod over the next four months, I’ll be handing over my regular column on an occasional basis to young people and others experienced in the work of youth and young adult ministry, so they can voice their thoughts in this space.

May 14, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: ‘A Man of His Word’

The Pope expresses himself simply and persuasively on a wide range of issues: the dignity of work; the importance of poverty both as a call to service and a discipline for authentic Christian life; the need to make time for rest and worship; the negative impact of macho and feminist ideologies; and the urgency for all of us to be “apostles of the ear,” i.e., persons who learn to listen well.

May 14, 2018

Columna del Arzobispo Chaput: ‘Un Hombre de Palabra’

El papa se expresa simple y persuasivamente en una amplia gama de temas: la dignidad del trabajo; la importancia de la pobreza tanto como una llamada de servicio como una disciplina para la auténtica vida cristiana; la necesidad de hacer tiempo para el descanso y para rendir culto; el impacto negativo de las ideologías machistas y feministas; y la urgencia para todos nosotros a ser «apóstoles de oído», es decir, personas que aprenden a escuchar bien.

May 9, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Importance of Amendment 8

Approved by more than two-thirds of Irish voters in a September 1983 referendum, it precludes abortion except in cases where the mother’s life is at risk. 

May 9, 2018

Columna del arzobispo Chaput: la importancia de la enmienda 8

Aprobado por más de dos tercios de los votantes irlandeses en un referéndum de septiembre de 1983, impide el aborto excepto en casos donde la vida de la madre está en riesgo.

May 2, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: In Praise of True Evangelizers

We live in an anxious time, and while the mission of the Church finally depends on God, it also depends on us — bishops, clergy, religious and laypeople alike – and how courageously we live our faith; how deeply we believe; and how much apostolic zeal we show to an unbelieving world that urgently needs Jesus Christ.