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The Virtue of Modesty - Donald DeMarco

One of the most basic and vexing problems in moral education is how to make virtue more attractive than vice. In this regard, modesty plays a key role.   Read more...

Theirs Was an Austere Grace - Sister Lou Ella Hickman

What was the timeless message of the Desert Mothers?  Read more...

There is a country for old men - Denyse O'Leary

Where the old warrior looks up and finds that death has been defeated.  Read more...

There’s no such thing as the perfect child - Sue Robins

Why do I have to justify my son's very existence? Why isn't it okay that he's alive? What are you afraid of?  Read more...

They Must Never Be Forgotten: Priests and Nuns Who Rescued People From the Holocaust - Sally M. Rogow

In those times of chaos, it was extremely dangerous and difficult to organize rescue activities. The Nazi Gestapo and secret police were vigilant and quick to punish anyone who tried to save Jewish people. Aware of the terror and cruelty of the Nazi regime, the Catholic priests and nuns who engaged in rescue activities did so at the risk of their own lives.  Read more...

Thomas Aquinas’s Secret to Sainthood - Sean Fitzpatrick

The innocence of this 13th century sage is perhaps the quintessence of his character, and the most seemingly incongruous element of his renown.  Read more...

Those Who Make Us Say 'Oh!' - Peggy Noonan

More than most nations, America has been, from its start, a hero-loving place.   Read more...

Three Letters from Teddy - Elizabeth Silance Ballard

This teacher's reaction to an unexpected gift from an unloved child paid off in a miraculous way.  Read more...

Three queens, full of sorrow - Father Raymond J. de Souza

It was one of the most widely distributed news photographs of all time; it appeared on the front page of every newspaper in Britain, and many more throughout the world.  Read more...

Tim Russert, Catholic, dead at 58 - Mollie Hemingway

Tim Russert, moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, died Friday June 13, at the age of 58.   Read more...

Time raises Longfellow, like Lazarus, from the dead - Paul Johnson

It is good news that Longfellow is at last enjoying a revival, happily coinciding this year with the 200th anniversary of his birth. He is far and away America’s greatest poet.  Read more...

To Pray, to Act, to Fight: A Hero's Life - Tim Drake

On September 11, hijackers didn't count on facing family man and daily Mass-goer Tom Burnett Jr.  Read more...

To Pray, to Act, to Fight: A Hero’s Life - Tim Drake

On September 11, hijackers didn’t count on facing family man and daily Mass-goer Tom Burnett Jr.  Read more...

Tomb raiders - David Warren

Years ago, when I was young and impressionable, I visited a bookstore in Toronto.   Read more...

Tony Snow, Catholic, dead at 53 - Mollie Hemingway

Tony Snow, journalist and aide to two presidents, died on Saturday at the age of 53.  Read more...

Top 10 Catholic Heroes of the Super Bowl - Gerald Korson

Professional football was long considered a “Catholic” sport, drawing rugged players from the working class blue-collar immigrant families of which a good percentage were at least culturally Catholic.  Read more...

Touching Death: Mourning Physically through Burial - John Cuddeback

In mid-September of this year my father passed away after a several year decline with dementia.   Read more...

Traveling like a Catholic - Joseph Wood

Summer is on the way, and no doubt some readers are planning trips abroad.   Read more...

Trying to be Catholic - Micheline Drame

Stratford and Leonie Caldecott established the Centre for Faith & Culture some seven years ago. The Centre is now housed in Plater College at Oxford in the U.K. and is having some considerable influence. It all began as a kind of "evangelization of culture," explain the founders, in this interview with Catholic World Report.  Read more...

Turn up the Romance - Scott Hahn

I still remember the moment when I "got" Opus Dei.  Read more...

Two anniversaries of note - George Weigel

Two great American men of the church celebrated important anniversaries this month.  Read more...

Two faces of the Catholic imagination - Father Raymond J. de Souza

It was a dash across the country from grandeur to simplicity, from the celebrated to the unremarked, from the soaring cathedral of Toronto to the parish church where I grew up.  Read more...

Two Popes - Raymond de Souza

The twenty-fifth anniversary of John Paul II is an auspicious time to look back to Leo XIII, through the prism of the current pontificate, and rediscover a remarkable line of continuity between the two popes separated by exactly a century.  Read more...

Two Popes, Two Canonizations - Father Raymond J. de Souza

John Paul the Great offered one set of answers.  Good Pope John offered another.  Read more...

Unlikely centre of attraction - Tracey Rowland

Pope Benedict XVI has a mysterious but very genuine appeal for Gen Y. A woman who is one of Australia's leading theologians explains why.   Read more...


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