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Father Marcin Kowalski
Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal has outraged the left in Europe with its Oct. 22 ruling.
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Bishop Joseph Strickland
Here are three essential areas that every Catholic — indeed, every faithful Christian — should keep in mind during the election.
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Father Stanley Smolenski
This native saint should be remember for much more than ecology because of three major devotions she had.
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Guest Writers
Trump and Biden are scheduled to debate for a final time on Thursday evening.
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Roxane B. Salonen
Southern sensibility suggests slowing down to get a fair read of novelist Flannery O’Connor
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William A. Thomas
Since March 2020, with the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland, people have begun returning to the Mass Rocks to pray.
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Monika Jablonska
“Behold, dear friends, the charge I entrust to you today: be disciples and witnesses of the Gospel, so that the Gospel may be the good seed of God’s Kingdom, the civilization of love!” —Pope St. John Paul II
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Deacon Göran Fäldt
“The meaning of the sacred is at the heart of all human civilization.” —Cardinal Robert Sarah
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Göran Faldt
Marriage cannot be redefined — nor can the meaning and purpose of human sexuality.
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David Mills
COMMENTARY: If a religious believer like Amy Coney Barrett is nominated to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, the secular dogma will live loudly in the public discourse.
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Michael Ogunu
The purpose of the devotion of the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady is to promote union with the sufferings of Christ.
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Ed Condon
COMMENTARY: We are left, as a country, with only two options: We must embrace either the will to dominate others, or the will to love them.
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Father Moises Agudo
COVID-19 has taken much from my parishioners. The consolation of the Mass should not be one of these things.
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Josh Holdenried
COMMENTARY: In the face of acts of destruction that targets the Church, evangelization, not just a task for the few but a mission for the many, must be at the forefront.
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MaryBeth Eberhard
Talking a yearlong walk with St. Monica
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Maggie Green
Never stop witnessing, praying and sacrificing for the fallen-away Catholics in your life.
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Vindicius
Essays for America: Truth enables us, inspires us and compels us in the pursuit of greater goodness.
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Jeanette Flood
Demons don’t care about the issues of the day — they care only about tempting and destroying.
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Krzysztof Kunert
The shared philosophy of Mother Angelica and St. Maximilian Kolbe was: Trust God and act!
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Michael J. New
The most important takeaway from the survey is that most people’s attitudes toward abortion are nuanced.
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Jessica Pipes
A famous sickbed conversion was only the beginning of his story of patience, perseverance and trust.
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Robert Seelig
Death is never easy, but through our faith we have the promise of everlasting life and peace.
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Francis Lee
Why was the Navy’s July 8 clarification on religious liberty required?
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Sue Ellen Browder
“Look to the light shining out of the darkness. For Christ crushes evil under his heel and makes all things new.”
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Kevin Wells
“Time here is like Magdalene’s perfume; it is precious for us.”
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James Day
How can a civilization of love be fostered by iconoclasm?
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Emily Jaminet
Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.
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Robin Rohr Carter
On the Solemnity of Corpus Christi we celebrate the great love reserved for us in his most sacred Body and Blood — his greatest gift to us, the Church militant here on earth.
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Michael J. Van Hecke
COMMENTARY: Do we serve the ever-changing secular, political, ideological world? Or do we see education as an awakening to the truth?
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Michael J. New
The coronavirus is clearly a threat to life and health, but strong and loving efforts can make it transitory.
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Josh Holdenried
We are certain because we have placed our certainty in the resurrection of Jesus Christ
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Jeanette De Melo
“We need hope now more than ever before”
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Zubair Simonson
These movies were not made to teach, edify or persuade. Far from it. But as God brought me from Islam to the Catholic Church, they unexpectedly became tools of his providence.
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John C. Preiss
“Faith is the basis of the entire spiritual life.”
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Father Sebastián Frías
“The Christian faithful have the right to receive assistance from the sacred pastors out of the spiritual goods of the Church, especially the word of God and the sacraments.” (CIC 213)
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James Tonkowich
When the church doors are open again for public Masses, will people be back in the pews?
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David Mulroney
May 14 will mark the 51st anniversary of the legislation that opened the door to abortion on demand in Canada.
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Father Richard D. Breton
“If we really understood the priest on earth, we would die not of fright but of love ... the priesthood is the love of the heart of Jesus.” —St. John Vianney
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James Day
“We have seen in these days of the coronavirus pandemic the heart of a pastor.”
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David A. Smither
If Jesus Christ died and came back to life, then our modern secular worldview is wrong.
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Father Justin A. Freeman
These stay-in-place measures are an opportunity for Catholics to renew our families and homes.
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Maggie Gallagher
Here are livestreaming options, from several time zones, for this year’s Sacred Triduum and Easter liturgies.
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Father Stanley Smolenski
With hardly any accessibility to the Eucharist because of the coronavirus, these messages on the Holy Face of Jesus bear a special importance this Holy Week.
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Mary C. Tillotson
We pray because God is real.
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Fr. Michael P. Orsi
This difficult time is an opportunity to grow in faith.
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Elizabeth McClung
The ends do not justify the means.
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Regis Martin
“At the time appointed by God, the only Son of the Father, the eternal Word, that is, the Word and substantial Image of the Father, became incarnate; without losing his divine nature he has assumed human nature.” (CCC 479)
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Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie
COMMENTARY: Banning the elective procedure all makes perfect sense to health care professionals and the larger public — but not to abortion proponents like Planned Parenthood.
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Fr. Timothy Gallagher
“Consolation must now be everyone’s commitment.”
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Maggie Vander Woude
Let us take a break from the chaos and contemplate the beautiful lessons this virus can teach us.
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James Day
‘We have an anchor — by his cross we have been saved. We have a rudder — by his cross we have been redeemed.’
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Regis Martin
We must soldier on, ever mindful of the world’s goodness, yet resistant to its entrapments.
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Christine Hanus
Fostering a love of learning isn’t hard, but it does take time.
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Regis Martin
Rejoice, indeed, for God is here.
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Father Gladstone Stevens
In this New Year, let us be full of grace and permit ourselves to be the responsible people of God and thus true sons and daughter of our blessed Mother.
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Emily Stimpson Chapman
We don’t know what further crazy tomorrow will bring. But we know God will be there.
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Mary C. Tillotson
It’s hard to be away from someone you love so much, and who loves you even more.
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Father Benedict Kiely
A reflection on what it means to be a priest during this time of pandemic.
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Father Stanley Smolenski
“If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7.14)
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Bobby Schindler
The Catholic teaching is clear: “The ordinary care owed to a sick person cannot be legitimately interrupted.” (CCC 2279)
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Charles Lewis
Progressive Canadian politicians won’t stand on guard for people suffering from chronic illness.
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Father Dave Pivonka, TOR
Turn toward Jesus again and again and again. He is waiting.
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Ann Saladin
As Girl Scouts numbers decline amid the organization’s enthusiastic embrace of progressivism, Christ-centered organizations such as American Heritage Girls and Little Flower Girls’ Club are flourishing.
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John C. Preiss
The spirituality of Sts. Francisco and Jacinta is Trinitarian, Christocentric, contemplative and apostolic.
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James Day
We will always be there for you, no matter where or when.
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David A. Smither
St. Thomas Aquinas, pray for us!
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Patti J. Smith
Pro-abortion Democratic politicians have sold their souls for the millions of dollars being poured into their campaigns by the abortion lobby.
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Father Stanley Smolenski
The bishop-approved mysteries and entrustment honor the Blessed Virgin Mary and support pro-life and marriage causes.
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Michael Kenney
Every day, no matter how challenging, is a gift.
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Guest Writers
The Peanut Butter Falcon is a compelling reminder of the power of love, transparency and friendship.
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Guest Writers
Many people believe that the Eastern discipline of ordaining married men to the priesthood contradicts the Western discipline of priestly celibacy. Here’s why that belief is wrong.
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Ryan Topping
Cardinal Newman’s gifts are especially well-suited to the work of the New Evangelization.
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John Welch
If Catholics want to truly engage with young people, we need to be bold, direct and truthful.
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Jennifer Sokol
“God never fails to help anyone who is determined to give up everything for him.”
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Bree A. Dail
The intentions for this 40-day “crusade,” announced last week by Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider, are focused on the upcoming Amazonian Synod.
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Fr. Benjamin Johnson
‘Thou art Lord of the seraphim and King of Israel. Thou alone art holy and rest in the heavenly sanctuary.’
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Father Stanley Smolenski, spma
“To Jesus through Mary” is a well-known spiritual principle. Meet four non-Catholics who experienced the truth of this in a very dramatic and personal way.
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Stanislaw and Ludmila Grygiel
Karol Wojtyla’s philosophical thought is focused on man, on his being a person in relation to God and to other people.
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Bree A. Dail
‘We will all leave this world one day. Trust in God.’
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Kelly Salomon
“There is great hope in seeing young people who do believe this doctrine with their whole being.”
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Fr. Michael P. Orsi
Our loving Father makes demands of his children. He does it because of his love for us.
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Kelly Salomon
Many Catholic medical schools have closed, but there are still many health care programs at faithful colleges.
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Susanna Bolle Parent
Saints Joachim and Anne received the astonishing grace to be the grandfather and grandmother of God.
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Rachel Lu
“The Roman Church has special obligations towards Latin, the splendid language of ancient Rome, and she must manifest them whenever the occasion presents itself.” —Pope St. John Paul II
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Renée Darline Roden
This Lent, replace the phone in your hand with a monastery in your heart
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“Do you really want to be a saint? Carry out the little duty of each moment: do what you ought and concentrate on what you are doing.”
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Emily Macke
The Vatican documents points to philosophical errors undergirding today’s confusion, and offers possible paths through the minefield of gender theory.
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Emily Jaminet
“In the Heart of the Redeemer, we adore God’s love for humanity, his will for universal salvation, his infinite mercy.”
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Kelly Salomon
Faithful Catholic colleges should be all about helping students find their vocation
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Elizabeth Pardi
“The sacrament of Matrimony signifies the union of Christ and the Church. It gives spouses the grace to love each other with the love with which Christ has loved his Church; the grace of the sacrament thus perfects the human love of the spouses, strengthens their indissoluble unity, and sanctifies them on the way to eternal life.” (CCC 1661)
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Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie
COMMENTARY: The Church rejects the misguided ideology of ‘gender theory,’ and affirms the reality of the sexual differences that form the natural basis of the family.
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Amber VanVickle
The absence of God’s miracles does not signify the absence of his love.
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Chad Judice
A good priest has an everlasting impact on a person and a community.
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Father Stanley Smolenski
Our Lady’s apparitions are full of biblical imagery
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Joan Lewis
Do you remember where you were on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima in 1981?
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John C. Preiss
Devotion to the holy angels was very much alive in Portugal at the time of Our Lady of Fatima.
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Bree A. Dail
Rosary Coast to Coast will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 — the 102nd anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima.
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Cole McKeown
Peterson’s basic argument is that if we are to have meaning in our lives, we need to sacrifice for that which is good.
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Alexandra Greeley
Learn to make pashka, babka, ham and lamb, two Easter soups, and horseradish dip
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Sandra McDevitt
The Crown came to Paris from Constantinople through the efforts of King St. Louis IX.
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