December 22, 2022
You can leave the church, but it is first a community of prayer

Why I would most like to leave the church....

Why I would love to leave the church... I am angry and sad and at a loss. So much so that I would like to leave the church [...].
December 24 2021

December 24: Light of the world

In that region shepherds were camped in the open field, keeping vigil with their flock. Then the angel of the Lord came to them, and the splendor of [...]
December 16, 2020

Christmas without service

Now it is discussed whether the churches should celebrate services at Christmas. Today one of our confreres, Fr. Thomas Eggensperger OP, commented on this on and [...]
December 14, 2020


Oh my, in which century do we actually live? Is it really still necessary to explain to (adult) people that God is not a "punishing old white man [...].
January 9, 2020

Stumbled in

Oh dear, now the new year is almost worn out - and I still haven't written anything about it. No greetings, no pious wishes, no fancy picture... [...]
December 29 2019

Peace on earth

"Peace on earth to men of good will" - that is the Christmas message proclaimed by the angels in Bethlehem. This year I hear them differently than usual. [...]
December 24 2019

Christmas sentimental

Christmas is the time for sentimental feelings. I have the great fortune that I can celebrate the feast in a community. I am not alone, [...]
October 22, 2019

Settle down

Every now and then I meet people who are proud of never having left their home village. "Old-established" is what you call it, I guess, as opposed to [...].
January 26, 2019

Straw star found

This week Sr. Jordana speaks in "Kirche in WDR". Here the contribution from Friday for re-listening, it is again about Christmas, about Easter - and [...]