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Fr. Barron's Top 10 Resources on 'Christ the King'

by Fr. Robert Barron Nov 21, 2014 0 Comments

This weekend the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, more popularly known as the Feast of Christ the King. To help you prepare, we're sharing ten of Fr. ...

The Danger of Narrowcasting in the Church

by Fr. Michael Cummins Nov 20, 2014 1 Comments

There has been a trend developing in our national news media and you have probably noticed it.  It is the move from “broad-casting” to “narrow-casting.”  Charles S...

Joy to the World: An Interview with Dr. Scott Hahn [Video]

by Brandon Vogt Nov 19, 2014 0 Comments

Dr. Scott Hahn is one of the best-known theologians, professors, and Christian apologists in the Western world. He has authored dozens of books including Rome Sweet Home, which recounts his conver...

Pope Francis and the American Punk Rocker

by Ellyn von Huben Nov 18, 2014 1 Comments

Perhaps it was an envious curiosity that led me to read Patti Smith’s memoir, Just Kids. The National Book award winning memoir from a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member - whose albu...

What the Media Got Wrong about Pope Francis and Evolution

by Joe Heschmeyer Nov 17, 2014 7 Comments

Have you heard about Pope Francis’ recent comments about God, evolution, and Creation? If so, chances are you’ve heard wrong. Here are four things you should know:   1. Pope...

St. Albert the Professor

by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph Nov 14, 2014 0 Comments

Though Albert taught him philosophy and theology in Paris and Cologne for the first seven years of his Dominican life, we recognize Thomas as more perceptive, more comprehensive, and more influenti...

The Dual Citizenship of St. Frances

by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph Nov 13, 2014 0 Comments

Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God? (Lk 17:18) Around the world, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is fondly remembered as a devoted servant to her countrymen. She founded her con...

Kreeft, Kids, and Cattle

by Dr. Tom Neal Nov 12, 2014 1 Comments

I recently heard Dr. Peter Kreeft offer a wonderful – and wonderfully simple – reflection on "Raising Catholic Kids."  He presented a twelve-point list of to-dos, and commented on ...

Saint Martin's Stunning Encounter

by Fr. Steve Grunow Nov 11, 2014 1 Comments

Today the Church celebrates the holiness and witness of Saint Martin of Tours. Martin was born in the year 316 AD and was a convert to the Faith of the Church. The story of his conversion is one o...

Dorothy Day: The Both/And Servant

by Brandon Vogt Nov 10, 2014 2 Comments

“Don’t call me a saint….”, Dorothy Day once quipped, and some are happy to oblige. They wonder why Dorothy’s cause for canonization is moving forward. After all, how ...

Parish Outreach in the 21st Century

by Dr. Michael Barber Nov 07, 2014 0 Comments

At the close of the recent synod, Pope Francis made a brilliant comment that deserves some reflection. He said: "So, the duty of the Pope is that of guaranteeing the unity of the Church; it is tha...

From Atheist Professor to Catholic: An Interview with Dr. Holly Ordway

by Brandon Vogt Nov 06, 2014 5 Comments

Growing up, Holly Ordway was convinced God was little more than superstition, completely unsupported by evidence or reason. She later attained a PhD in literature, traveled the country as...

Liturgizing into Faithful Love

by Dr. Tom Neal Nov 05, 2014 1 Comments

Children, let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth. — 1 John 3:18 My grandfather once wrote me a letter when I was in college that had in it what I considered at the time ...

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by Brandon Vogt Nov 04, 2014 5 Comments

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