April 24, 2015 1:51 PM Final take on the LCWR: A time to plant, a time to uproot By Dr. Jeff Mirus
Though I have little doubt that Phil Lawler is correct in the rationale he outlines in “With the LCWR, has the Vatican taken Gamaliel's advice?”, I cannot help recalling Ecclesiastes 3:2. Even if we can understand the...
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 24, 2015 A silent scandal: Catholic schools promoting morally unacceptable vaccines By Phil Lawler
In at least two American dioceses, the parents of children attending Catholic schools are being told that they must have their children vaccinated, regardless of their moral qualms about vaccines derived from the cells of aborted...
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...