Neela Kale

Neela Kale is a writer and catechetical minister based in the Archdiocese of Portland. She served with the Incarnate Word Missionaries in Mexico and earned a Master of Divinity at the Jesuit School of Theology. Some of her best theological reflection happens on two wheels as she rides her bike around the hills of western Oregon.

Why Is St. Paul Called an Apostle?

Question: Why is St. Paul called an Apostle? He wasn’t one of the 12 Apostles that Jesus picked. The word apostle comes from the Greek apostolein, meaning sent…

How Do You Overcome Doubts?

Question: How do you overcome doubts? After attending college again, and being surrounded by atheists (with good arguments), how do you deal with doubts? I…

Is it a sin to be overweight?

In itself, no. Millennia of evolution have finely honed our bodies to store resources for times of scarcity; the unprecedented abundance that the developed world…