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The Day the Pope was Shot - Bishop Stanislaw Dziwisz

At the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, the personal secretary to Pope John Paul II gave this unprecedented first-person account May 13 of the day the Holy Father was shot.  Read more...

The Death of Scotland's Queen - John Lingard

Her step was firm, and her countenance cheerful.  Read more...

The Economics of Splitting Wood by Hand - John A. Cuddeback

Hilaire Belloc once wrote that he never burned anything but oak in the huge fireplace of his ancient home in West Sussex.   Read more...

The Faith of Frank McCourt - Peter Duffy

Frank McCourt, who died July 19th at age 78, was the most Catholic of authors.  Read more...

The final days of a most remarkable German woman - Charles Lewis

I have written about Sophie Scholl before because I am in awe of her.   Read more...

The football gods have spoken - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Perhaps there are football gods after all.   Read more...

The Fragile Dew-Drop - Donald DeMarco

A pianist, an actress, and an athlete, all pre-eminent in their respective fields, survived the threat of abortion and brought to the world stage superlative images of beauty, grace, and strength.   Read more...

The Great Convivium - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Now it is no longer for Fr. Neuhaus to do for us, but our turn to do for him.   Read more...

The hand of hope - Donald DeMarco

After viewing the picture, which has been celebrated as the "Hand of Hope," Samuel's mother wept for days.   Read more...

The Happy Prince - Oscar Wilde

High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince. He was gilded all over with thin leaves of fine gold, for eyes he had two bright sapphires, and a large red ruby glowed on his sword hilt.  Read more...

The Holy Eucharist in the Life of Bl. Teresa of Calcutta - Fr. Sebastian Vazhakala, M.C.

Fr. Vazhakala describes the place of the Holy Eucharist in the life of Bl. Teresa. He analyses the Mass into three parts, the purgative, illuminative, and unitive ways, and relates the communications she received from the Eucharistic Jesus, which led her to found the Missionaries of Charity.  Read more...

The Iron Lady I Knew Was Bendable - Michael Novak

One evening during the end of Lady Thatcher's long run as Prime Minister, my wife Karen and I had dinner with her and Dennis at the mountain condo of mutual friends in Vail, Colorado.   Read more...

The Lesson of Calcutta - Father Robert Barron

There is a lesson that Calcutta burned deeply into my soul.   Read more...

the Letter - Brian Doyle

He rose before six that morning, same as usual, and donned his sweatshirt and went for a jog — three miles now, in a slight concession to age, rather than four.  Read more...

The Lion as Catholic - Phil Lawler

Phil Lawler weighs the autobiography of America's most influential Catholic Senator, Ted Kennedy.  Read more...

The Littlest Suffering Souls: Audrey Stevenson of Paris - Austin Ruse

Audrey Stevenson was born in 1983 to a nominally Catholic family, a family that did not even say grace at meals.  Read more...

The Lost Art of Catholic Drinking - Sean P. Dailey

There is Protestant drinking and there is Catholic drinking, and the difference is more than mere quantity.   Read more...

The Making of a New Benedict - George Weigel

His parents’ names were Joseph and Mary (which provoked innumerable jokes in his later life), and he was their third child, following his sister, Maria, born in 1921, and his brother, Georg, born in 1924.  Read more...

The Man and His Life - Robert Moynihan

Though he was a familiar Church leader for many years before becoming pope, there has been little awareness of the spiritual side of Benedict XVI. Now for the first time readers are given a brilliant overview of the Pope’s most inspirational teachings in Let God’s Light Shine Forth.  Read more...

The man behind the ‘Boston Miracle’ - Rev. Raymond J. de Souza

The Reverend Eugene Rivers knows a thing or two about rough neighbourhoods. Seventeen years ago, he moved from the pleasant groves of Harvard academe to fight the gangs on their own turf.  Read more...

The Man Who Saved the Original Papers of St. John of the Cross - Joseph Pearce

It was March 1936. A series of anti-clerical riots swept through Toledo.  Read more...

The man who was GKC's champion - Jack Carrigan

He describes himself as '87 and crumbling by the minute'. But Aidan Mackey is a revered figure.   Read more...

The Manliness of St. Thomas Aquinas - Donald DeMarco

An illuminating and instructive example of the coincidence of manliness and sanctity is in the person of St. Thomas Aquinas.  Read more...

The Men Who Changed My Life - Tom Hoopes

When I first met them, at the St. Ignatius Institute at the University of San Francisco, I hadn’t gone to Mass regularly for years. I enrolled in their program knowing but not caring that it was Catholic. I just wanted to live in San Francisco and read great books. I didn’t have even a passing interest in the faith. The St. Ignatius Institute changed that.  Read more...

The Miracles of Thomas Aquinas - Raissa Maritain

A comet that for three years had shone over the monastery disappeared the day the Angelic Doctor died.   Read more...


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