How much do Americans spend annually on staying fit? The figure is astronomical―in excess of $60 billion on weight-loss programs and products, health club memberships, gyms, diet drinks, and supplements. According to data from the International Monetary Fund, the economies of 100 countries did not produce in 2012 what we put out each year to […]
I had the privilege of studying the Sacred Scriptures in the Holy Land during a semester while in seminary. One of the most moving moments for me was when our instructor took us on a “biblical way of the Cross,” which meant that we would be walking in the footsteps of Jesus from the Upper […]
Of Gods and Men (Xavier Beauvois, 2010, France) By John Christman, SSS. What does it mean for us to love God and our neighbor? How far are we willing to go? How far is God asking us to go? These are some of the questions urgently pressing upon the hearts of a group of Cistercian […]
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