Grace under pressure+

The story of the remarkable American and Catholic life of Abbot Thomas Frerking, OSB, deserves to be better known.

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How to promote religious liberty+

It is our acts of love that will overcome the obvious hostility toward sincere religious beliefs that threatens peace and unity in our pluralistic society.

Read More+ 7 days ago

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 months ago

Men without conviction, churches without people+

If the Gospel is not preached with conviction ... then the Gospel will not be believed.

Read More+ 4 months ago

Governor’s Cuts for Mandated Educational Services Don’t Add Up+

The state’s Catholic bishops were “extremely disappointed” by Cuomo’s veto of the bipartisan legislation, which “will have serious impact on our schools and tuition-paying families.”

Read More+ 5 months ago

The crèche and the gap+

We all live, daily, in the “gap” between the person I am and the person I was called to be at baptism.

Read More+ 6 months ago

What happens at the Mass?+

an extraordinary number of those who self-identify as Catholics in the West have very little idea what the Mass actually is.

Read More+ 8 months ago

Superheroes and the Power of Love+

I believe that God is calling the Church today, and each of us, to open our arms, reach out and draw all those on the peripheries of society into our circle of love.

Read More+ 10 months ago

Pride, humility and social media+

Most millenials never simply had experiences; they were conditioned to record, preserve, and present those experiences to a following.

Read More+ 11 months ago

Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen!+

First, we need to allow Christ to be Christ and to love us in the way he chooses by dying on the Cross for us.

Read More+ 1 year ago