Clergy Sex Abuse: Why Do We Still Need to Talk About This?

  Often at the scene of a horrific accident, police will tell … [Continue Reading]

Doing Ministry for the Sake of the Apostolate

In the fifty-plus years since the close of the Second Vatican Council, … [Continue Reading]

Ten Commandments That Should Shape Palliative Care

The Ten Commandments that are found in the Old and New Testament are … [Continue Reading]

The Early Eucharist: How Was It Experienced?

The Eucharist many Christians experience today has its roots in … [Continue Reading]

Christ, the Sublime High Priest

Aquinas’s Commentary on Hebrews exquisitely treats of the relationship … [Continue Reading]

The Demographics of the Extraordinary Form

The Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce (FIUV, or Una Voce … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – January 2021

What Does It Mean to Judge? Question: When can we and when can we not … [Continue Reading]

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Clergy Sex Abuse: Why Do We Still Need to Talk About This?

  Often at the scene of a horrific accident, police will tell bystanders to “Move along. There is nothing to see here.” The Catholic Church sex abuse scandal is a terrible tragedy and many laity feel they are being given this ve … continue reading..

Doing Ministry for the Sake of the Apostolate

In the fifty-plus years since the close of the Second Vatican Council, the Church has witnessed a rapid growth of lay ecclesial ministry, of members of the lay faithful participating in a wide variety of ministerial functions and … continue reading..

Ten Commandments That Should Shape Palliative Care

The Ten Commandments that are found in the Old and New Testament are meant to set limits to human freedom so that when obeyed, they produce within human beings a set of virtues or inner strengths, which enable a certain … continue reading..

The Early Eucharist: How Was It Experienced?

The Eucharist many Christians experience today has its roots in historical and cultural practices no longer shared by contemporary society. Described in texts of the Early Christian period, the Eucharist was similar to meal … continue reading..

Christ, the Sublime High Priest

Aquinas’s Commentary on Hebrews exquisitely treats of the relationship between the salvific works of Old Covenant sacrifices and their fulfillment in the person of Christ as supreme High Priest of the New Covenant. Contrary to the … continue reading..

The Demographics of the Extraordinary Form

The Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce (FIUV, or Una Voce International) recently submitted to the Holy See a report on the availability of the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite around the world (hereafter, “the FIUV Report”), … continue reading..

Questions Answered – January 2021

What Does It Mean to Judge? Question: When can we and when can we not judge? Answer: “Judge not, lest you be judged.” (Mt. 7:1) This text is the origin of much handwringing on the part of Christians about judging others. As a c … continue reading..

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