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The quarantine’s three lessons about the Church+

A first insight is this: we are an intensely, inescapably Eucharistic church.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Governor Cuomo and God’s noncompetitive transcendence+

We should thank all of the good people involved in bettering our current situation, and we shouldn’t hesitate, even for a moment, to thank God as well.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Tragedy, contingency, and a deeper sense of God+

When we are shaken, we seek by a very healthy instinct for that which is ultimately stable.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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What I learned talking with skeptics on Reddit+

The restless human heart is still searching for the only one who will satisfy it.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Finding God in all Things+

What if we accepted the deeply Biblical notion that God is always already busily and passionately searching for us, always already endeavoring to find ways to grace us with his love?

Read More+ 9 months ago
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The real danger posed by the California confession bill+

SB 360, a piece of proposed legislation passed by the California state senate in May and expected to have a vote in the aAssembly in September, should alarm not only every Catholic in the country, but indeed the adepts of...

Read More+ 12 months ago
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New York, abortion and a short route to chaos+

"It was the celebration that was particularly galling."

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The Challenge of John Chau+

And yet…Jesus did indeed instruct his disciples to bring the Gospel to every nation—it was in fact his final command.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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All sinners are welcome!+

Does the Church’s welcome imply that everyone is fine just as he or she is?

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Michelle Wolf and the Throwaway Culture+

When we live in the space beyond good and evil ... people in tuxedos and formal gowns sip from wine glasses and laugh while someone jokes about the murder of children.

Read More+ 2 years ago