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Excited promises of something great

Excited promises of something great

Father George Rutler

It is a wise policy, issuing from experience, and one hopes not from cynicism, to distrust email mes...

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Surprised by Beauty: modern music for the soul

Surprised by Beauty: modern music for the soul

Robert R. Reilly

A new book offers a listener's guide to the recovery of modern music.

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Book Review: Roger Scruton's 'On Human Nature'

Book Review: Roger Scruton's 'On Human Nature'

Rev. Ben Johnson

On Earth Day, April 22, tens of thousands of activists held the first "March for Science" in cities ...

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"Know Thyself"

"Know Thyself"

Randall Smith

One problem with the admonition "Know Thyself" is that we already live in a self-obsessed society...

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How to defuse a child's tantrum with one question

How to defuse a child's tantrum with one question

Fabiana Santos

This parenting tip could change the game with your little ones.

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Understanding and not understanding

Understanding and not understanding

Father George Rutler

There will be many things we do not understand about the Church, but one thing we must understand...

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Anthony Esolen: A Thomas More for Our Times

Anthony Esolen: A Thomas More for Our Times

Joseph Pearce

In dark days we all need saints and heroes to inspire us.

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Traveling to Unknown Shores

Traveling to Unknown Shores

Anthony Esolen

The tall young Black Robe was a beloved and respected man.

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Forgiving Ourselves

Forgiving Ourselves

Father Jacques Philippe

"I think God forgave me, but I don't seem to be able to forgive myself."

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Faith and Reason, Beauty and Holiness

Faith and Reason, Beauty and Holiness

Ryan Anderson

We have the obligation to propose with the apostle Paul the more excellent way. And this only intens...

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The Nice Guy Syndrome

The Nice Guy Syndrome

Deacon James H. Toner

Recently, a well-known liberal political commentator died.

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What are we preparing our children for, if not how to face difficulty?

What are we preparing our children for, if not how…

Father Robert McTeigue, SJ

In pleasant and prosperous times, it is vital that we teach Christ crucified and his Cross to our yo...

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The Dream-Child’s Progress: Prelude

The Dream-Child’s Progress: Prelude

David Bentley Hart

I am going to indulge in a little nostalgia for my vanished library, which was a happy retreat ...

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The Dream-Child’s Progress: Introduction

The Dream-Child’s Progress: Introduction

David Bentley Hart

"David, you finally did it!  I've been waiting for ages!" 

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The Resurrection of William Kurelek

The Resurrection of William Kurelek

John D. O'Brien, S.J.

John D. O'Brien explains renewed interest in the tormented Prairie artist's painting, life and faith...

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The Brebeuf Drawings of William Kurelek

The Brebeuf Drawings of William Kurelek

John D. O'Brien, S.J.

One of the hidden treasures of the Martyrs' Shrine in Midland, Ontario, is the set of draw...

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A gift for atheists — five reasons why God exists

A gift for atheists — five reasons why God exists

William Lane Craig

For atheists, Christmas is a religious sham.

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You ain't seen nothing yet

You ain't seen nothing yet

Father George Rutler

A few blocks north of our church, at 1664 Broadway in the old Warners' Theatre which was demolished ...

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Why bother with worship?

Why bother with worship?

Father Robert McTeigue, SJ

If you are thinking "I don't get anything out of Mass," this might be for you...

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Ratzinger Rising

Ratzinger Rising

William Doino Jr.

When Joseph Ratzinger resigned as Pope Benedict XVI, some of his opponents predicted, unkindly, that...

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