Richard H. Bulzacchelli, STD

About Richard H. Bulzacchelli, STD

Richard H. Bulzacchelli, STD, is Lecturer in Theology / Associate at Catholic Studies Academy ( and a Senior Fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

The Benedict Option for a “Monastic” Church

Abstract Rod Dreher proposes what he calls the “Benedict Option,” by which he means a return to a monastic paradigm for Christian life, opting for the City of God in contrast to the City of Man. This world isn’t our home. It’s the desert th … [Read more...]

Church and State in History and Today

Our unwillingness to live our lives upon the horizon of the infinite is an unwillingness to accept the authority of God, who speaks, through his Church, to our consciences. This is the heart of the tension between the secular power and the … [Read more...]