Monday, February 19, 2018

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      Why I blog and why you should too

      Computer technology, social media and its users have been stigmatized and blamed for much of the world’s problems. Everything from illiteracy to a decrease...

      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...

      Easter Sunday: O Sacred Banquet in which Christ is received

      Christ our Passover has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore let us keep the feast with the unleavened bread of purity and truth, alleluia, alleluia (Communion...

      But ’twill take root and flourish

      You may take the shamrock from your hat and cast it on the sod, But ’twill take root and flourish still, tho’ under foot it’s...

      4th Sunday: Listen to the voice of the Lord

      They were astounded at his teaching for he taught as one having authority, and not as the scribes (Mk 1:21). As we commemorate the mysteries of...

      The Holy Family

      Our December 2012 cover artist, Janusz Charczuk, is originally from Poland, where he graduated from the Technical University of Gdansk with a Master’s in...

      When platitudes fail

      The one thing the moderns will not trust a man to do is to conduct his own life. - G. K. Chesterton, Abolishing the Ordinary I...

      Boring Sermons: A Thomistic Take

      Why Sermons are Boring   Daniel Callam, C.S.B. In moving offices recently I found, between my copies of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, a long-lost...

      Saints Joachim and Anne: Grandparents of Jesus

      Let us sing praises to Joachim and Anna, The couple honoured by God (as they are His kinsmen) They have borne for us the Maiden Who in...

      The promise of the Paschal candle

      At the beginning of the Easter Vigil, when the congregation is engulfed in darkness, the entrance of a single source of light from the...