Education: the root of heroism.

"Education" may not be the first word that comes to mind if you are asked what causes heroism, but it's an interesting idea. Today...

Truth and Fiction

The saying that the truth will set you free has been so often repeated that is the sort of thing that one almost ignores....

Cardinal Zubeir Wako: courageous witness to love

One of the things I enjoyed about the recent conclave in Rome was the steady stream of photos documenting the latest developments. I particularly...

Fashion and Dignity

Spring is here—Alleluia! I've been waiting for warmer weather like a little kid waits for Christmas morning, gleefully counting down the days. It happens every...

Catholic culture

About two weeks ago, my family parked in a small town in Iowa. We chose this town because the church is within walking distance...

About washing women’s feet

Pope Francis washes the feet of women on Holy Thursday and the Catholic world goes crazy! The "yeas" and the "nays" are not-so-quietly lining...

The Ugly Beautiful

It’s Holy Thursday today, as you likely know, and this year I am confronted with humanity: humanity in all of its ugly beauty. That’s...

Out of Control

People like to know where they are going. They like to have directions, to know when and where they will arrive at the end...

Will you let me be your servant?

Will you let me be your servant, let me be as Christ to you? Pray that I might have the grace to let you be...

Keep it Simple. Stupid.

I don’t know what it is about women, but most of us tend to find relationships utterly fascinating. Get some girls together, and regardless...