The Death Penalty Is a Failed Sacrifice

The final abolition of the death penalty in the 2018 revision of the … [Continue Reading]

The Mystery of Miscarriage

The deepest truth about the human person is contained in the words … [Continue Reading]

The Anvil of God

In a time when his people were suffering and felt helpless to change … [Continue Reading]

The Biblical Mariology of Pope Benedict XVI, Part II

In the first part of this article, I demonstrated how Pope Benedict … [Continue Reading]

Finding God in Our Secular Age: Ignatian Insights

Ministry in Our Secular Age Any person who preaches regularly, and … [Continue Reading]

Am I Called To Be a Contemplative?

In a world of distraction and dispersion, modern man is distraught, … [Continue Reading]

Pentecostal Suffering and Our Growth in Holiness

The seasons of Lent and Easter help us understand the priesthood if we … [Continue Reading]

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The Death Penalty Is a Failed Sacrifice

The final abolition of the death penalty in the 2018 revision of the Catechism[1. The Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 2267.] and follow-up confirmation in the latest Pope Francis encyclical, Fratelli tutti,[2. Pope Francis, … continue reading..

The Mystery of Miscarriage

The deepest truth about the human person is contained in the words “Our Father.” Enfolded in this sublime opening to the Lord’s Prayer is God’s loving provision for and delight in each one of us; our connection to Jesus and to one … continue reading..

The Anvil of God

In a time when his people were suffering and felt helpless to change the course of world affairs, the Lion of Münster[1. To read more about Blessed Clemens von Galen, see Fr Daniel Utrecht, The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who R … continue reading..

The Biblical Mariology of Pope Benedict XVI, Part II

In the first part of this article, I demonstrated how Pope Benedict XVI, erudite biblical theologian that he is, grounds his Mariology in an ardent love of Sacred Scripture. In this article, the second of the two parts, I will … continue reading..

Finding God in Our Secular Age: Ignatian Insights

Ministry in Our Secular Age Any person who preaches regularly, and who is engaged in pastoral ministry in the Western world, does so under the invisible but all-pervasive influence of our secular age. The secular age is the … continue reading..

Am I Called To Be a Contemplative?

In a world of distraction and dispersion, modern man is distraught, thirsting for peace in a troubled world. The dream of humanity sufficing in itself by its enlightened thought and conscientious humanitarian charity has met the … continue reading..

Pentecostal Suffering and Our Growth in Holiness

The seasons of Lent and Easter help us understand the priesthood if we begin at the end. Easter season ends with Pentecost, so that’s where we’ll begin. Recall the story of Pentecost: Everyone from various countries all understood … continue reading..

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Homilies for June 2021

For June 6 (Corpus Christi), June 13, June 20, and June 27, as well as the Solemnities of the Sacred … more...

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews – May 2021

Under Siege: No Finer Time to be a Faithful Catholic. By Austin Ruse. Reviewed by Matthew … more...

Book Reviews – April 2021

The Sacraments: Discovering the Treasures of Divine Life. By Rev. Matthew Kauth. Reviewed by Aaron … more...

Book Reviews – March 2021

  Mary and Bioethics: An Exploration. By Francis Etheredge. Reviewed by Fr. Aidan Nichols. … 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 – May 2021

Question: Why do priests hear confessions during Mass? Doesn’t this detract from the spiritual i … more...

Questions Answered – April 2021

Evils and Euphemisms Question: In public statements and debate with the promoters of the … more...

Questions Answered – March 2021

Is Moral Truth Always Objective? Question: Can a Catholic accept proportionalism in … more...

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