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The Gnostic Gospels - Rev. William Saunders

The Da Vinci Code talks about the gnostic gospels. What are the gnostic gospels?  Read more...

The God Of The Founding Fathers: Nature’s God - Rev. James V. Schall, S.J.

The “nature’s God” of the American founding was the Christian God, at least in the ethical sphere. In the founders’ view, America was to be a country that was vitally religious but not officially concerned with the theological particulars of any specific religion.  Read more...

The Goodness of Guilt - Donald DeMarco

The notion that we can commit sins and become guilty of moral wrongdoing does not sit well with citizens of the post-enlightenment. It clashes with their self-esteem; it is unscientific, unmodern and unfashionable. Yet throughout history the prevailing consensus has been that guilt is a natural human response to one’s deliberate and voluntary complicity in moral wrongdoing.  Read more...

The Grammar of Heaven - Father George W. Rutler

Liturgical readings in the Easter season often couple the Book of the Acts of the Apostles with the Book of Revelation.  Read more...

The Great "O Antiphons" - unknown

On the evening of December 17 the final phase of preparation for Christmas begins with the first of the great "O Antiphons" of Advent. These prayers are seven jewels of liturgical song, one for each day until Christmas Eve.   Read more...

The happiness in their hearts - Barbara Kay

One of the greatest challenges of being a parent is figuring out what and how to teach your child about religion. Here Barbara Kay extols the virtues of children thinking about God.   Read more...

The help of the Holy Spirit - Father George W. Rutler

The Holy Spirit does help us in the ways of truth every day.  Read more...

The Hiding God - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

How paradoxical is John Paul II. God revealed too much of Himself! Best He should remain in hiding.   Read more...

The History of Tarot Cards - Fr. William Saunders

The sniper who shot the little boy outside of his school left a Tarot card. While I have heard of these cards, I am not sure what they are. What do we Catholics believe about such cards?  Read more...

The History of the Rosary - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

Please explain the history and background of the rosary. Is it true that the Blessed Mother gave it to St. Dominic?  Read more...

The History of Votive Candles - Fr. William Saunders

Growing up, I can always remember lighting votive candles and saying a special prayer in church. What is the background for votive candles?  Read more...

The Holy Angels - Father George W. Rutler

Many babies are being baptized here in this month dedicated to the Holy Angels.  Read more...

The holy fruits of patience and concentration - Father George W. Rutler

Albert Einstein said, "It's not that I am so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."  Read more...

The Holy Mass - Fr. William Saunders

Please explain the different parts of the Holy Mass. Why is the Mass the way it is?  Read more...

The Holy Name of Jesus - Fr. William Saunders

I attend Mass during the week, and I was surprised when on Jan. 3 the priest announced that it was the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. The parish where I grew up had a Holy Name Society. What is the origin of this feast day?  Read more...

The Holy Name of Jesus - Fr. Kenneth Baker, S.J.

When the angel of the Lord appeared to St. Joseph in a dream he told him not to be afraid to take Mary as his wife and to name her child, “Jesus, because he is the one who is to save his people from their sins” (Mt 1:21).  Read more...

The Holy Rosary - Father George W. Rutler

October 7 is the Feast of the Holy Rosary.  Read more...

The Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

It seems to me that the Rosary has fallen into disuse. Please explain the history and background of the Rosary. Is it true that the Blessed Mother gave it to St. Dominic?  Read more...

The Holy See and the Chair of St. Peter - Fr. William Saunders

During the media coverage of Pope John Paul II’s funeral and the conclave, the term "Holy See" was frequently mentioned. I am sure that this refers to the pope and the Vatican. Am I right? Could you please explain the term?  Read more...

The Holy Seers - Ryan T. Anderson

Two churchmen-one Polish, one German- transform the throne of Peter.   Read more...

The Holy Spirit and Prophecy - Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The concluding statement of the Nicene Creed about the Holy Spirit is that “He spoke through the prophets.”  Read more...

The Holy Spirit in the Sacraments - Very Rev. Peter Stravinskas

Let’s look at how the Holy Spirit acts in each of the sacraments.  Read more...

The Holy Spirit: Lord and Giver of Life - Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The Nicene Creed is divided into three main parts, one part being dedicated to each of the three divine Persons — Father, Son and Holy Spirit. So far we have dealt with the Father and the Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. It remains for us to consider our profession of faith in the Holy Spirit and the Church which he animates.  Read more...

The Holy Trinity and Precision in Religious Language - Father George W. Rutler

The Feast of the Holy Trinity is an exclamation punctuating the joyous days following Christ's Resurrection.  Read more...

The Holy Year Door - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

I watched Pope John Paul II open the Holy Door of St. Peter's on television on Christmas Eve. Could you please explain the significance of the Holy Door?  Read more...


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