I interviewed a 26 year old about her year long experience teaching in the Marshall Islands in something like a Peace Corps assignment. I was impressed with her observations about plunging into a different culture. Although she didn't mention God, her reflections on what helps us mature seem relevant.
The House of Worship Walk on June 24 will feature five house of worship within a few block radius of the Oak Park library. In this posting I encourage walk participants to check out how the architecture of each building and the arrange of the "furniture" in it both reflect and promote the theology of each congregation.
The news that the Vatican is investigating the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the largest association of Catholic nuns in the U.S., has created quite a stir among American Catholics. This posting reveals the response of four Catholic lay women who live in Oak Park, IL.