Mourning Mammonism

Blessed are those who mourn. It’s impossible to serve the true God and the false god called “Mammon” at the same time, yet we keep trying to do just that. Ouch! Having sanctified, spiritualized, and sanitized Mammonism, a segment of the American Church might be the most culpable of all. Instead of mourning the money-madness …

Confronting Compulsive Consuming (Part 3)

"Beat it! The country's full!"  Full of what? "Today consumerism determines what is important. Consuming relationships, consuming friendships, consuming religions, consuming, consuming... We have turned our society into a huge multicultural showcase tied only to the tastes of certain 'consumers', while so many others only 'eat the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table'.” Pope …