April 27, 2015 5:04 PM Not Fully Human: Anthony Esolen’s compelling verdict on contemporary personal formation By Dr. Jeff Mirus
The modern notion of freedom is a kind of slavery. Over the years, I’ve tried to make this point by explaining that we are only free when we have the power to direct ourselves toward the good. Insofar as we fall into evil or sin, it...
April 21, 2015 5:33 PM The Finn resignation: 10 years too late, bishops face accountability By Phil Lawler
Bishop Finn had to go. When he was convicted on criminal charges, he became the poster boy for the American bishops’ mishandling of the sex-abuse crisis. He was an irresistible target for critics of Catholicism: a walking, talking...
April 27, 2015 To-do list for faithful Catholics By Phil Lawler
Ask your pastor to sign this statement, urging the Synod of Bishops to uphold traditional Church teaching. Write all the American priests on your contact list, asking them to sign. Write to a half-dozen of your friends, and...
April 24, 2015 A More Militant Church?
Let me first share some very good news. We have been offered a $25,400 challenge grant to fuel our Spring Campaign. Of course, we will receive the grant only if it is matched by other donors. This is a wonderful opportunity, and I hope...
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Easter: April 27th
Today the Church in Canada celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Montserrat. Monserrat is located in the region of Catalonia in Spain. Legend relates that the original sculpture was carved by St. Luke and brought to Montserrat by St. Peter... More
Includes prayers, readings, family activities and recipes for the day.
April 25, 2015 Remembering the Sacraments: Our Family Life in Christ By Jennifer Gregory Miller
During the Easter season, particularly in the month of May which is also dedicated to Mary, many children receive for the first time the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. We have a first communicant in our own family; my son receives Jesus...
April 19, 2015 Church Fathers: The Other Greek Apologists By Thomas Van
We know the names and some of the works of several other second century Greek Christian writers besides those covered in the preceding two installments. Though all of these explained and defended the Faith as did St. Justin Martyr, either...