Getting Resourced: Busting Halos, Affirming Life and Living Faith

Maureen Glackin

Maureen Glackin takes a close look at a popular US website which explores questions of Catholic faith. The author is Head of the School of Education at St Mary's University College, Twickenham
Busted Halo is an American website ?powered by the Paulists?. Describing itself as an online magazine for spiritual seekers, it seeks to explore questions raised by inhabiting a living Catholic faith within the challenging contradictions of a secular world. Thus, the home page offers articles on pertinent and painful contemporary issues such as, Will Religious Leaders Lead on Gun control? and, from the Busted Halo question box, Should we keep our grandparents or parents alive with drugs and other treatments when they are unhappy and unhealthy on their deathbeds?

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