“The Indelible Mark”

The history of the development of doctrine is, in many ways, a history … [Continue Reading]

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Promoting Devotion to Wisconsin’s Approved Marian Apparition among Catechists

Parish religious education programs will soon be gearing up for … [Continue Reading]

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The Beauty That Beckons Us

(As HPR’s way of honoring the lifelong work of our brother Jesuit, … [Continue Reading]

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Dean Koontz’s Odd Catholicism

When EWTN aired Raymond Arroyo’s first "World Over" … [Continue Reading]

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Sexuality and Spirituality

Abstract: This paper attempts to show the relationship between … [Continue Reading]

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Same-Sex Marriage?

The question of same-sex marriage is complex in various ways: legally, … [Continue Reading]

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Questions Answered

Can you give me some advice on the morality of anger? Is it always … [Continue Reading]

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Senz's  Indelible Mark artwork

“The Indelible Mark”

The history of the development of doctrine is, in many ways, a history of language. It is a story of the perpetual struggle to adequately communicate the divine realities in human words, or at the very least, to attempt to do so … continue reading..

Looney photos 5-7-15

Promoting Devotion to Wisconsin’s Approved Marian Apparition among Catechists

Parish religious education programs will soon be gearing up for another year of instructing children in their religion. Parents have registered their children; curriculums and lesson plans are being drafted, and catechists are … continue reading..

Cunningham photos-5-9-15

The Beauty That Beckons Us

(As HPR’s way of honoring the lifelong work of our brother Jesuit, Fr. John Navone, SJ, we shall run Gonzaga University’s Dr. Cunningham’s essay in two parts over the next two months.) Part One Introduction This work was … continue reading..

Art for Stephen Mirarchi

Dean Koontz’s Odd Catholicism

When EWTN aired Raymond Arroyo’s first "World Over" television interview with Dean Koontz on October 18, 2012, many viewers were surprised to learn that the author of over a dozen #1 New York Times bestsellers is a practicing … continue reading..

Cioni photos 5-10-15

Sexuality and Spirituality

Abstract: This paper attempts to show the relationship between sexuality and spirituality, and ways to attain profound union between husbands and wives. Incorporating spirituality with sexual behavior enhances the capacity for … continue reading..

Clark photos 5-2-15

Same-Sex Marriage?

The question of same-sex marriage is complex in various ways: legally, morally, sociologically, and psychologically. It is not the purpose here, however, to analyze the phenomenon of same-sex unions under any of those aspects. The … continue reading..

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Homilies for May 2015

Fifth Sunday of Easter—May 3, 2015 Our Utter Dependence on God Purpose: Self-reliance is not a Christian … more...

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Homilies for April 2015

Overall Theme for the April Homilies: People’s desire for mystery. It is when we place our lives inside of a … more...

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Book Reviews

Spring Reading for April 2015

The Charism of Priestly Celibacy. Edited by John C. Cavadini (Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press, 2012) 184 … more...

Spring Reading for March 2015

Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers That Even I Can Offer. Leah Libresco (Notre Dame, Indiana: … more...

Winter Reading for February 2015

Masters of Preaching: More Poignant and Powerful Homilists in Church History, Vol. 2. Ray E. Atwood … more...

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The Sacramentality of Human Love according to St. John Paul II

Vatican City, November 17, 2014 Dear Friends, It is my distinct honor and personal pleasure to … [Read More...]

Pope Francis’ Message to the General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life

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The following letter was sent in by a reader in response to several articles on HPR, like … more...

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