The Summer Reading List+

The vacation season is an opportunity to escape TwitterWorld and do some serious reading.

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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.

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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.

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Men without conviction, churches without people+

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

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pride, humility and social media+

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

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