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Maurice Baring: Faith and Culture - Joseph Pearce

When Sir James Gunn exhibited his famous painting, “The Conversation Piece,” depicting G.K. Chesterton, Hilaire Belloc, and Maurice Baring assembled round a table, Chesterton, with characteristic humor, labeled the three figures, “Baring, over-bearing, and past-bearing.”  Read more...

Maurice Noël Léon Couve de Murville - Rev. George W. Rutler

It seemed that wherever he went, he would have been more at ease somewhere else.   Read more...

May We Not Lose His Kind - Peggy Noonan

William F. Buckley Jr. was a national treasure whose energy was a kind of optimism.  Read more...

Meditation on Christmas Eve - Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (Pope John XXIII)

This was written on Christmas Eve, 1902 by a young Italian named Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli who was studying for the priesthood in Rome.   Read more...

Meeting Peggy Noonan - Anne Morse

It is the beginning of the week America buried Ronald Reagan. Peggy Noonan is in Washington to attend his funeral, to visit with old friends and colleagues, to wander among the notable and the unknown.  Read more...

Memories of a Catholic Boyhood - Kenneth L. Woodward

We were surrounded by a membrane, not a wall, one that absorbed as much as it left out. It was, in other words, the means by which we became American as well as Catholic.  Read more...

Midnight Clear - Brad Miner

Across the street from St. George’s, the ragged man was thinking: It’s a cold one! I should go in. But the shelter bathrooms are busted, ‘cause they broke in and stole all the copper, and I reek. No fine ladies with boxes of food on 38th . . . not on Christmas Eve on a Friday! Hungry, God! Better walk all night.  Read more...

Mighty Casey and American Humility - Donald DeMarco

Pride is the most pernicious of the seven deadly sins.  Read more...

Mikhail Kalashnikov meets his maker - Father Raymond J. de Souza

"If my assault rifle took people's lives, that means that I, Mikhail Kalashnikov … am responsible." ­– Mikhail Kalashnikov  Read more...

Miracles in Ars - Father Roger Landry

"God is always almighty," the Curé of Ars once told his sister. "He can at all times work miracles and he would work them now as in the days of old were it not that faith is wanting."  Read more...

Model of Christian discipline mourned - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Father Richard John Neuhaus died yesterday.  Read more...

Modern-Day Knights - Elizabeth Lev

Perhaps it has something to do with the King Arthur stories I read as a child, but I have always been fascinated with knights.   Read more...

Mom and Pop and Property Rights - Mike Aquilina

A few times a day I hear myself tell my toddler daughter, "Put that down. That's Daddy's." And she puts it down — the memento or the fragile bauble or the prized book.  Read more...

Monsignor William B. Smith (1939-2009) - Father George W. Rutler

After his Vigil Mass, the body of Msgr. William B. Smith was carried out the main doors of St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, for the last time, and I wondered how many thousands of entrances and exits he had made through those same doors since he had first arrived as a seminarian.  Read more...

More than just a numbers man - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Economics has lost one of its great practitioners and technical masters. But the loss is greater than that; the humane society has lost a champion, and liberty has lost a friend.   Read more...

Mother Teresa of Calcutta: The Light of Love - Rev. Joseph Langford

Ahead of Mother Teresa of Calcutta's beatification this Sunday, Missionary of Charity Father Joseph Langford shared with ZENIT his thoughts about her mission and the impact of her life.  Read more...

Mother Teresa's Rosary - unknown

“Young man,” inquired Mother Teresa, “do you say the rosary often?” “No, not really,” he admitted. She took his hand, while her eyes probed his. Then she smiled. “Well, you will now.” And she dropped her rosary into his palm.   Read more...

Mother Teresa’s life of selfless devotion - Father Thomas Rosica, CSB

It's been 13 years since Mother Teresa suffered a heart attack and died at 87 years old on Sept. 5, 1997 in Calcutta. Thursday, Aug. 26, marked the 100th birthday of this great woman.  Read more...

Mother Teresa’s Long Dark Night - David Scott

"This is the first true interpretation of Mother Teresa's life." - Mike Aquilina   Read more...

Mourning and Remembrance - George Weigel

He once described his high-school years as a time in which he was "completely absorbed" by a passion for the theater. So it was fitting that Karol Jozef Wojtyla lived a very dramatic life.  Read more...

Msgr. Ronald Knox - Father George W. Rutler

One reason I mention Knox is that he represents the vast wealth of spiritual brilliance which has been neglected in the last generation.   Read more...

My Beef with Holden Caulfield: On the 60th Anniversary of The Catcher in the Rye - Father Damian J. Ference

I went to Catholic high school, and because I really didn't begin to read for pleasure until my sophomore year of college, I was late in coming to meet J.D. Salinger's character, Holden Caulfield.   Read more...

My father - David Warren

An old man I know told me how he became a Roman Catholic, after an upbringing that would perhaps have better fitted him to become some sort of "humanist."  Read more...

My Friend, Benedict XVI - Rev. Joseph Fessio, S.J.

These are Father Joseph Fessio’s answers to a series of questions posed about Pope Benedict XVI. They were answered on April 21, 2005, before he got on an airplane to fly to Rome for the formal installation of Pope Benedict XVI.  Read more...

My Pain and Gain - Anthony Esolen

On the blessings of a bum leg.   Read more...


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