The long trek of Lent is over, and now we arrive full-force in Eastertide. Watch out - the Catholics just got their Hallelujah back! If there's one thing we know about Easter, it is that the resurrection of Jesus was not simply an isolated event. When he rises, we are supposed to rise with him.... Continue Reading →
For me, Lent is often a time of introspection. I turn inward and try to take a good, honest look at what steps can help me to live more authentically as the me God wants me to be. However, on a day when the executive branch of our government has decided to take yet another step... Continue Reading →
On the anniversary of the day Jorge Mario Bergolio was elected pope and took the name Francis, I want to continue the list I started on Episode 3 of the podcast. To be honest, Ges and I didn't even realize on Friday that the anniversary of our current pope's election was right around the corner.... Continue Reading →
We often think about Lent as a personal journey - our own 40 days in the desert with Jesus. But what are the social implications of Lent? What about the the global impact of a billion Catholics all Lenting together? The reach might be even larger than we think if we shift our collective consciousness... Continue Reading →
Do the rapid decline of the natural environment and the steadfast march of the patriarchy make you want to scream? Us too! In this episode of Church Drunk, we connect with our inner Franciscan hippies to discuss how Lent can help us to confront the terrifying reality of climate change and grapple with the state of gender relations in the church.