Homilies for October 2021

For October 3, October 10, October 17, October 24, and October … [Continue Reading]

A Bold Message of Love

In the month of the mighty messengers of God, the archangels, it is … [Continue Reading]

Co-Responsibility, Personal Vocation, and Charism Discernment

In a 2009 address to the clergy of the Diocese of Rome, Pope Benedict … [Continue Reading]

Becoming Members of the Suffering Servant

The final Gospel ends with Jesus teaching us to fish for human souls. … [Continue Reading]

How Metaphysical Certitudes Anchor Proofs for God

This brief essay is not intended to be a complete presentation of the … [Continue Reading]

Reconsidering Religious Liberty

Two years ago Pope Francis made a visit to the United Arab Emirates … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – September 2021

Intinction With Unconsecrated Hosts? Question: Is it an egregious … [Continue Reading]

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Homilies for October 2021

For October 3, October 10, October 17, October 24, and October 31 Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 3, 2021 Readings: Gn 2:18–24 • Ps 128:1–2, 3, 4–5, 6 • Heb 2:9–11 • Mk 10:2–16 or 10:2–12  bible.usccb.org/bibl … continue reading..

A Bold Message of Love

In the month of the mighty messengers of God, the archangels, it is refreshing to hear a hope-filled message through Bishop Burbidge’s Catechesis on the Human Person and Gender Ideology.[1. Bishop Michael Burbidge, “A Catechesis on … continue reading..

Co-Responsibility, Personal Vocation, and Charism Discernment

In a 2009 address to the clergy of the Diocese of Rome, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the mission of the laity in our times by introducing a new term into the Church’s parlance: co-responsibility. The term has both e … continue reading..

Becoming Members of the Suffering Servant

The final Gospel ends with Jesus teaching us to fish for human souls. The three synoptic Gospels report Jesus saying, “I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19; Mark 1:17; Luke 5:10); the conclusion of the final Gospel des … continue reading..

How Metaphysical Certitudes Anchor Proofs for God

This brief essay is not intended to be a complete presentation of the classical proofs for God’s existence as proposed by St. Thomas Aquinas and his disciples. Even partially full treatment of these arguments would require b … continue reading..

Questions Answered – September 2021

Intinction With Unconsecrated Hosts? Question: Is it an egregious (sin) matter, if a priest does intinction of unconsecrated hosts with consecrated Precious Blood while distributing Holy Communion? Answer: Presumably this … continue reading..

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Homilies for October 2021

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For September 5, September 12, September 19, and September 26 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary … more...

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews – September 2021

The Hundredfold Songs for the Lord. By Anthony Esolen. Reviewed by Lawrence Montz. (skip to … more...

Book Reviews – August 2021

In Christ Alive in Me: Living as a Member of the Mystical Body. By Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J. … more...

Book Reviews – July 2021

Real Philosophy for Real People: Tools for Truthful Living. By Fr. Robert McTeigue. Reviewed by T.S. … more...

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Super-essential Work amid COVID-19

Has anyone else been a bit taken aback in realizing that you are not … more...

A Sacerdotal Summer

St. Ignatius of Loyola likened the “enemy of our human nature” to a cun … more...

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Questions Answered

Questions Answered – September 2021

Intinction With Unconsecrated Hosts? Question: Is it an egregious (sin) matter, if a priest … more...

Questions Answered – August 2021

The Knowledge of the Incarnate God Question: If Jesus is both human and divine, why didn’t he k … more...

Questions Answered – July 2021

Why Jesus Is Called the “New Adam” Question: I am a bit troubled by so many people calling Jes … more...

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