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      The Flood, Arks, and Happy Monks

        Fr. Scott Murray A review of The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post Christian Nation By Rod Dreher Penguin Group USA, 269 pages, $34 After...

      The Most Holy Trinity

      For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption to sonship....

      C.S. Lewis Revisited

      Arguably the two most influential Christian apologists of the twentieth century were G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis. Both were accomplished essayists, novelists, poets, and...

      A Meditation for Good Friday: How To Undo the Effects of Sin?

      Cardinal Newman, now Saint John Henry Newman, was a towering figure of nineteenth-century Catholicism who is almost universally admired. I say “almost” because not...

      Fare Thee Well, NFL

      What is in a gesture?  A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet, to paraphrase fair Juliet, and what matters if...

      Holland’s Hallowed Jesuit

      Second only to St. Boniface, St. Peter Canisius, born in Holland, is known as the apostle of Germany, Switzerland, Holland, and other northern European...

      Brendan’s Voyage

      Today commemorates Saint Brendan, the sixth century Irish monk, the 'Navigator', whose main claim to fame is a supposed seven year trans-Atlantic voyage in...

      Symbolism Over Substance

      Jesus came to them and said: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Therefore go and make disciples of...

      The virgin who loves sex

      “Chastity charms: we hand out the little hearts, but not the key. That way, nobody can open the lock forever, and ladies, that’s what...

      The Protomartyrs of Rome

      The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church - Tertullian (+240 A.D.) The first, or proto-, martyrs of the Church of Rome commemorate...