Entries by Catherine Dowling

The Power of Acceptance: Opening to the Love of Others

If you want to see how we close ourselves down to the love of others, just watch a group of children interacting in a playground.  Some are the center of every game while others stay closer to small sub-sets of friends circling the leaders. And then there’s that one little boy or girl who hovers […]

Spirituality and Social Justice: How One Woman Transformed Her Piece of the World

This year Mary Quinalty sold her home in an upmarket neighborhood of Albuquerque, New Mexico, gave away her possessions and moved into Trinity House, a Catholic Worker “house of hospitality” for homeless people where she is the full-time, unpaid administrator. Mary Quinalty is eighty-one years old. Read about Mary’s remarkable story and the spiritual awakening […]