Sightings Articles

calling | Canada | faith | homelessness | mission | obituaries | Out of the Cold | Roman Catholicism | Susan Moran | Toronto

Acknowledging the Good Stuff

Obituaries are seldom a time for irony, even when the subject is known to be religious. Recent obituaries for Sister Susan Moran of Toronto, who died on December 18th, 2016, warranted a full page in Canada’s national newspaper The Globe and Mail (...

January 26, 2017

Antigonish | calling | Enhancing Life Project | Hughes Mearns | Karl Barth | politics | theology

Carrying On or The Little Man Who Wasn't There

Sightings looks for meaning in the abyss of chaos that currently challenges American, and global, culture. The experience of life in its shadows led me to remember “Antigonish,” an old poem (1899) by Hughes Mearns. Some readers may welcome an audio b...

January 23, 2017