Sister Pamela Smith, SSCM, is the Secretary for Education and Faith Formation at the Diocese of Charleston.
South Carolina is glamorous. There are shell-strewn sands running from North Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head. Charleston has its spires, Rainbow Row and outlying plantations. Columbia displays high culture, USC Gamecocks and all the symbols […]
During Holy Week 2016, New York’s Cardinal Dolan posted a complaint about the fact that basketball’s March Madness included Good Friday games in which two Catholic universities would be competing. Apparently no one representing these […]
Respite is one of those lovely words which sometimes evokes images of leisurely vacations or well-funded sabbaticals. These days it has also come to mean something in the two-way dynamic between those who are cared […]
“Offer it up!” For more seasoned Catholics, this recommendation conjures up images of a stern old nun denying children recess, candy, or a homework-free weekend. For all of us, though, the idea of offering any […]
There is something about the physics of the universe that doesn’t tolerate chaos indefinitely. Scientific research shows that chaotic systems eventually tend to break into some sort of order and pattern. These days we have […]