Sharing our faith in a polarized world

“I just don’t understand why we can’t have healthy conversations today,” my friend Claire shared recently. “Is the age of civil discourse over?”  What prompted Claire’s question … Read More

A cup of sugar and Easter joy

“John, go next door and ask Mrs. Kleis for a cup of sugar.” Growing up, my mother would often send me on such an errand. Or sometimes … Read More

Celebrating Lent in God’s time

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic has made us reflect on what is most important in life. During Lent, The Compass offers an eight-part Lenten series of reflections … Read More

What can we learn from St. Patrick?

“I am Patrick, yes a sinner and indeed untaught; yet I am established here in Ireland where I profess myself bishop.” — St. Patrick of Ireland These … Read More

Preparing for a heart transplant during Lent

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic has made us reflect on what is most important in life. During Lent, The Compass offers an eight-part Lenten series of reflections … Read More