St. James the Just

Encountering the Word — James 1:2-4

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture “Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” (James 1:2-4) Print this entry

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie

"The Martyrdom of St. James" (detail) by Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

These dark times are difficult to decipher partially because moral and intellectual considerations have been subsumed by material considerations; thus reducing the moral and legal considerations to the positive legal aspect alone. Vital ideas like justice, freedom, and morality have been badly deformed by reduction and misuse. There is no quantifiable way to discuss the tragic loss in France incurred […]