Wisdom Wednesdays

Catholic Perspectives on Faith, Culture, and Politics

Resplendent and unfading is Wisdom, and she is readily perceived by those who love her, and found by those who seek her,” Book of Wisdom, 6:12

This Week’s Wisdom Wednesday Collection


Wisdom Wednesday | May 18th

Seeking wisdom in Buffalo, NY: This killer’s action is among the clearest violations of the command to love our neighbors as ourselves. We on behalf of the AUSCP condemn racism, sexism, gender discrimination, clericalism, and denial of help to immigrants and refugees.

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We pray, as Saint Paul prayed for the Ephesians, that you may receive “a spirit of wisdom and revelation.”  Visit with us each Wednesday as we seek the wisdom of many witnesses to the whirl of faith, culture and politics. May God be with us!

AUSCP Wisdom Wednesday Resource Collection – Updated Weekly

Wisdom Wednesday | May 18th

Seeking wisdom in Buffalo, NY: This killer’s action is among the clearest violations of the command to love our neighbors as ourselves. We on behalf of the AUSCP condemn racism, sexism, gender discrimination, clericalism, and denial of help to immigrants and refugees.

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Highlighted Articles This Week

Past weekly roundups of news in faith, politics, and culture

Wisdom Wednesday | May 11th

A theme is emerging today: Division—over abortion politics, division within the Methodist denomination, division among women facing the Taliban’s decree on face covering, and one area that won’t go away, division among Catholics about the Latin Mass.

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Wisdom Wednesday | May 4th

Who is in charge here? Reform of Church governance starts June 5, and ordination is not required. Hang on! Also this week – the leaked Supreme Court draft, LGBTQ ministry, Laudato Si’, the latest on the death penalty, and more.

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Wisdom Wednesday | April 27th

Seeking wisdom this week, we offer some strong opinions. Some are quoted, others are noted. We include the tale of two Easters, reporting on initiatives like ending the death penalty, the climate crisis, and the issue of same sex marriage. We also hear from many “homes” both near and far.

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Wisdom Wednesday | April 20th

Welcome to Wisdom Wednesday, with a big push toward Friday for Earth Day and a never-ending call to Care for Creation! And read on for the week’s news and a hopeful source of comfort… the Therapy Bunny?

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Wisdom Wednesday | April 13th

This week we have a series of reports from AUSCP and AUSCP-related contributors regarding Synodality, Gospel Non-Violence, and the Climate Crisis. We also prepare for Easter weekend and offer a roundup of other notable events and ideas from around the country, the church, and the world.

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Wisdom Wednesday | April 6th

We have some tough things to ponder this week, including war crimes in Ukraine and some expressed opinions on White Catholic racism. On the brighter side, we celebrate multiple grammy winner Jon Batiste, the Holy Month of Ramadan is underway, and we offer helps to observe April as Earth Month.

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