Thanking Freedom and Three Saints

I hope that all our readers had a delightful Thanksgiving weekend, a secular holiday, one may think, but as Christians we are called to...

Hollywood Potential: Why Catholics Should Watch Movies

In my high school years, I became very active on a small, obscure social media website by the name of Tumblr.For anyone who might...

Place at Table

He died twelve years agoLove of her life, joy of her heartFather of her childrenGrandfather always with a smileTaken after a short illnessCancer stricken...

Charles Rice on Natural Law Morality

Charles E. Rice (1931-2015), a Thomist philosopher and professor of law at Notre Dame University, was a consistent conservative on matters political and theological....

Are the Poor Blessed? L’Arche, Part II

Jesus lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said,“Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.Blessed are you that hunger...

Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic

Marie de l’Incarnation: Études de théologie spirituelle by Pierre Gervais, S.J.:  A Review Pierre Gervais is a Canadian-born Jesuit, professor of systematic, sacramental, and spiritual...

Religion as Good, or Evil?

Richard Dawkins, like his intellectual forebears David Hume, Feurbach, Emile Zola and countless others, claims not to be religious. In saying so, he is...

Of Romans and Mustard Seeds

If an early Christian had been asked to speculate where the centre of the Catholic Church on earth would end up, it's not inconceivable...

A Tough Habit to Break

 Religious life is habit-forming. Though this is a play on words, the sentiment is accurate. In the culture of Roman Catholicism, mere mention of...

True Love, Post Holiday, Beyond Emotion

Each year between January and March, my family moves out into the wide world. Some of us go to college, others go to work,...