Seeking Truth vs. Not Lying

Seeking Truth vs. Not Lying

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, We shouldn’t just focus on not telling lies.  If we’re wondering whether something we are about to say is a lie or not and we’re basing our decision on splitting moral hairs around the technical definitions of the words, we have a...
Santa and Myth (Gabriel Crawford)

Santa and Myth (Gabriel Crawford)

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Thank you to many of you for reaching out and engaging around the topic of Santa Claus and how we as Catholics can with grace and truth and wonder approach the various stories of Santa.  In this email reflection, I’d like to respond to...
Santa and Lying

Santa and Lying

Dear Souls and Hearts members, You might be thinking, “Oh, no.  Dr. Peter, you’re not going to take parents who share with their children the story of Santa and the reindeer to task for lying, are you? Really?” Yes.  Really.  I invite you to hear me out with an open...