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Standing on the Mound: The Virtues of Baseball - Elizabeth Thecla Mauro

If Jesus wants us to become as children, then baseball reminds us that His charge is not an impossible one to keep, for baseball is a game of folly and deep faith. It disdains the cynic and reminds us of some of the most dramatic, awe-inspiring moments detailed in Scripture.  Read more...

Standing up for Don Cherry – a good olí Kingston boy - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Many a man would rather take a punch than to admit an error, confess a fault. But learning how to apologize properly is a manly thing, the kind of thing a tough guy ought to do properly.   Read more...

Stealing from Churches - Roger Scruton

My years as a voyeur of holiness brought me into contact with true believers, and taught me that faith transfigures everything it touches, and raises the world to God.  Read more...

Still In The World - Joe Carter

"What if you die overseas and Iím not there," my mom said when I told her I had joined the Marines.   Read more...

Still, Small Voice - Peggy Noonan

There is nothing more riveting than the sight and sound of powerful truths being spoken quietly. Mother Teresa broke almost all the rules of good speech writing during her National Prayer Breakfast address in 1994, but delivered an enormously powerful and deeply memorable speech.  Read more...

Strength and Compassion - Donald DeMarco

Compassion is formed in the real and heartrending experiences of deprivation. Shania Twainís adversity formed her compassion and her strength, and it is to her honor and credit that it retains priority in her heart far above all the trappings of her extraordinary success.  Read more...

Surprising Altruism - Charles Colson

On August 5th, a copper and gold mine in Chile caved in.   Read more...

Taking the Time to Act Like Christians - Deal Hudson

What I witnessed that day was one of the most remarkable moments of Christian reconciliation I am likely to ever see.   Read more...

Tastes Like Home - Lucette Lagnado

A Passover delicacy reminds me of my own exodus from Egypt.  Read more...

Temperance - Donald DeMarco

In January 1936, a meeting took place between Mohandas Gandhi and Margaret Sanger. The subject of their conversation on that auspicious occasion was contraception.   Read more...

Tempest in a Tebow - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Three years ago, on the eve of winning his second college football championship, I wrote that ďthe legend of Tim Tebow will grow even larger.Ē   Read more...

Tender Mercies of Love: A Day of Street Ministry with the Poor - Mary Lyman Jackson

My own young daughter, Kemper, was in agony from lupus, a disease ravaging her body, and I worried about leaving her to visit Washington's poor. But I had promised to share my time with a small child in one of the poorest housing projects of our nation's capital, so I had to keep my word. This visit was part of the ongoing Catholic ministry of Exodus Youth Services, Inc. (Exodus) that my husband and I had founded in 1985.   Read more...

Teresa Blessed by the Cross: The 60th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Edith Stein - John Crosby

A man remarked on her smile which, unlike a conventional smile that serves as a mask, seemed to flow out of her depths, a smile that expressed deep inner recollection and peace, and he noticed it even as she and her sister boarded the train for Auschwitz.  Read more...

Terror in Ukraine - Robert Royal

Bishop Romzha was only one of many brave believers who paid the ultimate price for their loyalty to the faith in Ukraine. As horrible as their experiences were, their commitment bore rich dividends.  Read more...

Thanks From a Grateful Country - Peggy Noonan

For a man who changed the world, Ronald Reagan sure was modest.  Read more...

The 'Woo' Heard Round the World - Brian Caulfield

It was 30 years ago Ö John Paul II taught America to pray.  Read more...

The 20th Century Ends - Paul Kengor

The story of the life and death of Pope John Paul II is hard to tell without running into some mystical language along the way.  Read more...

The baby from Auschwitz - Joe O'Connor

An SS officer in big black boots and a crisp uniform appeared before the barracks in Auschwitz with a loudspeaker in hand.   Read more...

The Battle of Unsan - Roy Wenzl & Travis Heying

November 1 is All Saints' Day on the Catholic Church calendar. On that day in North Korea in 1950, U.S. Army chaplain Father Emil Kapaun celebrated four Masses for soldiers in the Third Battalion of the Eighth Cavalry Regiment and went to bed early in his pup tent south of the village of Unsan.†   Read more...

The Beatification of John Paul II - George Weigel

What the Church is lifting up as a model in John Paul is a life of radical Christian discipleship.  Read more...

The Beginnings of Ministry - Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki & Brygida Grysiak

Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, John Paul IIís personal secretary, reveals details of the private life and papacy of John Paul II. The book He liked Tuesdays best, a best seller in Poland, and is now available in English.   Read more...

The Captain and the King - Peggy Noonan

What a relief to see it. At a 4:45 p.m. showing at an uptown Manhattan theatre on Wednesday, they burst into applause, and some, you could tell, wanted to cheer.  Read more...

The Cardinal Down Under - George Weigel

Australia and the entire world Church, owe George Pell a large debt of gratitude.   Read more...

The Cleric Behind 'Les Mis' - Doris Donnelly

Fans of "Les Misérables" on film or stage may be surprised to know that not everyone in France was of good cheer when Victor Hugo published the book in 1862.   Read more...

The Conservative Convert - Eric Scheske

Terse Kirk. Thatís one way to describe Russell Kirk, the literary critic and father of modern conservatism. He was the author of over thirty books and hundreds of articles, the founder of two quarterlies, and a busy speaker. But he was laconic when it came to his religion.  Read more...


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