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 | November 23rd

Happy Thanksgiving from Wisdom Wednesday! We begin with LGBTQ issues, then move on to topics including the GOP-controlled House, the Synod, German bishops and schism, the Supreme Court, the pope’s Christmas tree and Little Richard’s Bible.

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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!

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Wisdom Wednesday | November 23rd

Happy Thanksgiving from Wisdom Wednesday! We begin with LGBTQ issues, then move on to topics including the GOP-controlled House, the Synod, German bishops and schism, the Supreme Court, the pope’s Christmas tree and Little Richard’s Bible.

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Highlighted Articles This Week

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

Wisdom Wednesday | November 16th

U.S. elections. U.S. bishops’ elections. And now, a world of eight billion people. Let that sink in. Some information from Wisdom Wednesday will be useful for your reflection today.

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Wisdom Wednesday | November 9th

Welcome to WW, compiled on Tuesday before any mid-term election results are known. In the absence of election matters, we look at the U.S. bishop election and news from the Vatican and church around the world.

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Wisdom Wednesday | November 2nd

It’s the pre-midterm-election issue of WW. Read the highlights and find reputable coverage for the days ahead. Also this week: the extended synod, National Adoption Awareness Month, and Native American History Month.

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Wisdom Wednesday | October 26th

We lead with “a shocking conclusion” from a Catholic University of America study. We also include items on the climate crisis, the death penalty, churches and peacemaking in Ukraine, and more.

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Wisdom Wednesday | October 19th

Pope Francis extends the Synod on Synodality for another year. In other Catholic news, Vatican II gets renewed attention and appreciation, LGBTQ couples are being blessed with Church ceremonies in Belgium, Venezuelans seek asylum in the United States, and Black Lives Matter leads the list of efforts helpful for Black Americans.

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Wisdom Wednesday | October 12th

Santa arrives on Labor Day or sooner. Easter eggs, before Christmas. Fireworks, before Easter. Welcome to a holiday version of Wisdom Wednesday. (And what about a new advertising image of Jesus, just in time for the Super Bowl?)

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