"A fascinating, unique spiritual feast." - Rodney Stark
Every Christmas I find myself grateful to live in a Christian-dominant community within a civilization that has been constructed by Christianity.
A surge of scientific creativity and innovation burst forth as a result of the inflow of Greco-Arabic learning into Western Europe.
Unlike the popular impression, the European Middle Ages, especially from the 12th century onwards, were an era of impressive scientific progress and innovation.
"The greatest gift we can give to our students in a Benedictine School is the gift of prayer and the sacred liturgy."
I have not written this essay to whitewash Catholic history. My aim was to express admiration for the prodigious achievements that Catholicism and the Catholic Church deserve credit for — credit that is not often given to it due to deep-seated bias and firmly established myths.