The Screening, Protection, and Crisis Education of Seminarians

Fr. D. Paul Sullins, PhD, is a married Catholic priest. He was … [Continue Reading]

Patience a Spiritual Sign

Pope Francis set forth the vision for his pontificate in his first … [Continue Reading]

The Bible as Official History

A person who holds a Bible handles something that is both utterly … [Continue Reading]

The Eucharistic Christology of Pope Benedict XVI

Christ is truly present among us in the Eucharist. His presence is not … [Continue Reading]

Teaching Humanae Vitae in the “Front Trenches” — Where It Ultimately Counts

Tumult Late July, 1968; large-tiered classroom at a Jesuit … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – January 2019

Mortal Sin and the Individual Conscience Question: My question is … [Continue Reading]

Book Reviews – January 2019

A Bloody Habit: A Novel By Eleanor Bourg Nicholson. Reviewed by Fr. … [Continue Reading]

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The Screening, Protection, and Crisis Education of Seminarians

Fr. D. Paul Sullins, PhD, is a married Catholic priest. He was formerly an Episcopal minister and has been blessed with a marriage of 30 years and three children. Fr. Sullins recently retired as a Professor of Sociology at the … continue reading..

Patience a Spiritual Sign

Pope Francis set forth the vision for his pontificate in his first apostolic exhortation Evangellii gaudium, a clarion call for evangelization through joy in the modern world. A fitting diptych to this first document is his most … continue reading..

The Bible as Official History

A person who holds a Bible handles something that is both utterly unique and so common as to seem ubiquitous. Millions of copies in hundreds of translations have appeared since Herr Gutenberg invented his famous press. Individual … continue reading..

The Eucharistic Christology of Pope Benedict XVI

Christ is truly present among us in the Eucharist. His presence is not static. It is a dynamic presence that grasps us, to make us his own, to make us assimilate him. Christ draws us to himself, he makes us come out of ourselves … continue reading..

Teaching Humanae Vitae in the “Front Trenches” — Where It Ultimately Counts

Tumult Late July, 1968; large-tiered classroom at a Jesuit university. New Testament scholar Max Zerwick, SJ, is expounding upon the prologue to John’s Gospel, word by word, pericope by pericope. We graduate theology students, … continue reading..

Questions Answered – January 2019

Mortal Sin and the Individual Conscience Question: My question is about the “full knowledge” element for mortal sin. My belief has always been in line with the following statement from the FAQ section of the popular program “The L … continue reading..

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Book Reviews for Winter 2018

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Confession of Faith, Eucharist and Martyrdom

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Chapter Eight of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”

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