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Servant of God Blandina Segale

Servant of God Blandina Segale

Heather King

Servant of God Blandina Segale,  American missionary, sister, and Western Frontier figure once ...

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The Mighty Nine: Reflections on Beethoven’s Symphonies

The Mighty Nine: Reflections on Beethoven’s Sympho…

The editors

Please enjoy this symposium on the nine symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven.

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The contrast of light and dark

The contrast of light and dark

Father George W. Rutler

In these days of closures, which must soon end, I am able to offer Mass quietly for the intentions o...

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Why Young Christians Get "Weird"

Why Young Christians Get "Weird"

John Horvat II

Many liberal writers have trouble explaining the attraction that young people have for religion, esp...

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In Praise of Good Teachers

In Praise of Good Teachers

Peter Kwasniewski

Both Aristotle and Saint Thomas Aquinas speak of the debts of gratitude we owe to others — to God, t...

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In Search of Father Damien

In Search of Father Damien

Michael Warren Davis

The history of the Church during pandemic is full of saints who were miraculously defended from dise...

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The systematic order of the material universe

The systematic order of the material universe

Father George W. Rutler

The French theoretical physicist Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) was amazingly prolific and contributed muc...

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Saint Paul the Sociologist

Saint Paul the Sociologist

David Carlin

Re-reading the first chapter of St Paul’s Letter to the Romans recently, it occurred to me that Paul...

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Holmes & his commentators

Holmes & his commentators

Theodore Dalrymple

According to Hazlitt, if we wish to know the force of human genius, we have only to read Shakespeare...

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The Grace of Suspense

The Grace of Suspense

Fr. Donald Haggerty

God seems at times to parry off our attempts to understand him, resisting our effort to take hold of...

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True Friends of Liberty Are Rare Indeed

True Friends of Liberty Are Rare Indeed

Samuel Gregg

To insist that freedom is inseparable from virtue while also emphasizing the need for strong limits ...

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Persistence against the odds

Persistence against the odds

Father George W. Rutler

"As I was saying..."  That, more or less, is how Saint Athanasius began his homily each time he...

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The Soul of Pope St. John Paul II

The Soul of Pope St. John Paul II

George Weigel

Shortly after the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005, Henry Kissinger told NBC News that it...

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"I am the way and the truth and the life."

"I am the way and the truth and the life.…

Bishop Robert Barron

Friends, in today's Gospel Jesus says, "I am the way and the truth and the life."

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Recovering Our Legacy: The Many Uses of the American Past

Recovering Our Legacy: The Many Uses of the Americ…

Wilfred M. McClay

We Americans need to know our history.  And we need to know it far better than we have in ...

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Redeemer of Man

Redeemer of Man

Francis X. Maier

In 1998 Charles Chaput, then the archbishop of Denver, hosted a meeting on “the new technologies and...

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Hatred Comes First

Hatred Comes First

Anthony Esolen

Hatred comes first, and reasons follow after.

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Courage: Grace under Pressure

Courage: Grace under Pressure

Robert Royal

The Batflu has driven us all batty, with talk of many things most of us never expected we’d hav...

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Eyebrows were  raised

Eyebrows were raised

Father George W. Rutler

Eyebrows were raised when Queen Victoria commented that of all her predecessors, she would most enjo...

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No More Lies: Exposing the Roots of Gender Ideology

No More Lies: Exposing the Roots of Gender Ideolog…

Douglas Farrow

For public purposes, the body is being aborted.

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