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The work of spiritual care

The work of spiritual leadership includes providing spiritual care ... what people used to call "The Care of Souls." This care involves ministering to people in the crisis times of[...]


Pope Francis on the need for community

Pope Francis was quoted as follows in a USA Today article, reporting on his most recent interview. This interview was carried out in Italian on behalf of La Civiltà Cattolica, Amer[...]


Facing the epidemic of suicide

Today there are growing numbers of suicides -- especially among military veterans. I just came across a great article from Jennifer Michael Hecht in The American Scholar about suic[...]


What leaders can learn from Diana Nyad

Over the weekend, when you and I were eating hamburgers from the grill and watching TV, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage. What [...]


Bullying - on the playground and in the pew

We're paying more attention these days to the subject of bullying. Maybe we're just more sensitive these days, but more likely it's because the problem is getting worse. Kids' part[...]