May 21, 2013 6:13 PM Against a Facile Assurance of Salvation, the Need for Mystery By Dr. Jeff Mirus
It is likely that too many Catholics think too little about their own salvation, but perhaps not only for the most obvious reason. My own first thought is that such a dearth of due diligence concerning salvation is a result of...
May 16, 2013 3:15 PM What capitalists should learn from the Pope's critique By Phil Lawler
By the end of the day I expect to hear at least a half-dozen complaints that Pope Francis has sided with socialists, because of his Thursday address denouncing the “cult of money.” The same problem arises whenever a...
May 21, 2013 Making Sense of Society: The Ebook By Dr. Jeff Mirus
We've released a new ebook at shop.catholicculture.org. It is a collection of my essays over the past six years on Catholic social teaching and the problems we face in orchestrating the social order. See Making Sense of...
May 21, 2013 The Mystery of the Spirit
I've been thinking lately about the disconnect between the spiritual and modern culture, which does its best to squeeze the spiritual out. I've tried to capture one aspect of the problem, as it affects even Catholics, here: Against a...
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Ordinary Time: May 22nd
After eighteen years of married life, St. Rita lost, by death, her husband and her two sons. Called afterwards to the religious state, she professed the Rule of St. Augustine at Cascia her native town, in central Italy. In a life-long and... More
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May 16, 2013 Abstinence-Only Sex Education: A Caution By Dr. Jeff Mirus
Being a 65-year-old curmudgeon, I sometimes have to be reminded that social media has its uses, despite the fact that CatholicCulture.org maintains two different Facebook pages (see www.facebook.com/catholicculture and...