Saint Saturday: Juan Diego

Saint Juan Diego was an Aztec peasant in the 1500’s who grew up with a flare for the mystical. Him and his wife were some of the first Aztec converts to Catholicism. He was known for his dedication to the church, walking miles to go to mass, as well as his love for and dedication … Continue reading Saint Saturday: Juan Diego

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A Quaker[ish] Insurrection: Follow the Spirit & Betray the Church

Early Quakers were radicalized by the Spirit's confrontation. They may have stumbled into a meeting for worship and experienced the tangible presence of God stirring up holy chaos, causing trembling, shouting, prophecy, and healing. In the thrill of communal silence, they would encounter the living God shining upon their heart - exposing their sin and imbuing … Continue reading A Quaker[ish] Insurrection: Follow the Spirit & Betray the Church

When God Wails: On Notre-Dame and Human Suffering

Written by Eric Aldieri, originally posted on his blog postlapsarian nostalgia. I stand by Hôtel de Ville, just north of the Seine, one among thousands gathered to watch the flames. An older man, after climbing out of the metro, weeps at the extent of the damage – shaking in the arms of a stranger. A … Continue reading When God Wails: On Notre-Dame and Human Suffering

Reconciliation Means Death

"The task of black people is to rebel against all white masters, destroying their pretensions and authority and ridiculing the symbols of power. White people must be made to realize that reconciliation is a costly experience. It is not holding hands and singing 'black and white together' and 'we shall overcome.' Reconciliation means death, and … Continue reading Reconciliation Means Death

April 15, 2019: Day of Solidarity & Prayer

This was originally posted by our comrades with Christians for Socialism. Friendly Fire Collective will be participating in this day of prayer and solidarity, and we hope you do too. Christianity Today put out an article on the current situation of these detained Assyrian/Chaldean people that you can read here. On Tuesday, April 2, a … Continue reading April 15, 2019: Day of Solidarity & Prayer