Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Pope Francis on the Assumption

Dear Brothers and Sisters! At the end of its Constitution on the Church, the Second Vatican Council left us a very beautiful meditation on Mary...

To Be a Pilgrim: Thanksgiving as a Pilgrimage

      Thanksgiving, for most people here in America, is something of a precursor of Christmas that initiates a deluge of holiday hits playing ad...

A Student Interrogates his Law Professor

Professor: Who will be first? Yes, you Miss Ezjakina:   Student: Mr. Rechtson, a moment ago, you quoted a renowned jurist regarding the preamble to the...

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains

One of the most studied patients in neuropsychological history, from 1957 until his death in 2008, was a patient known through his life only...

Winter of the Soul: A Spiritual Analysis of the Game of Thrones Pop Culture...

Game of Thrones, the wildly popular HBO series based off of George R.R. Martin’s high fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire, is...

Obama: enforcer of the sexual revolution

In the last few years, US President Barack Obama has gone to great lengths to implement his vision of a sexual revolution for all...

What Does the Church Believe? : The Catechism of the Catholic Church

(This archived address by Cardinal Ratzinger, forwarded by Father Callam, fits in well with our preparations for Advent on this memorial of Pope Damasus....

A Personal Reflection on Truly Accompanying the Dying

(The following letter was sent to Catholic Insight in response to my brief posting on the letter of the Bishops of Atlantic Canada in...

PTSD, Violence and Responsibility

Another day, another shooting, this time on American soil, at Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Details are still forthcoming, but the alleged perpetrator is a...

A Full Glimpse of Fulton J. Sheen

Destined to become the most famous American Catholic of the 20th century, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) was born on a farm near El...