Mr, Mrs, Dr…Why have titles?

Published on June 18th, 2016 | by Bernard Toutounji

It is evident that along with the collapse of so many aspects of Western Society from the mid twentieth century onwards, we have witnessed a general casualisation of the way we refer to other people; that ... Read More



Does Evil Disprove God?

Published on June 15th, 2016 | by Marissa Standage

In an apologetics course I am taking this semester, we recently discussed the argument often propagated by atheists that God must not exist due to the existence of evil in the world. Based on the arguments ... Read More


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Science and the Evidence for God

Published on June 14th, 2016 | by Nicene Guy

One of the more memorable G.K. Chesterton’s “Father Brown” stories is The Resurrection of Father Brown. In this short story the titular character is “murdered” and then appears to return to life at his own funeral, ... Read More


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Learning to Love the Liturgy of the Word

Published on June 13th, 2016 | by AnneMarie Miller

For much of my life, I did not think that the Liturgy of the Word was that important. The Scripture readings felt like a warm-up, a time to mentally prepare myself for the rest of Mass. ... Read More



Since Christ Our Passover Has Been Sacrificed

Published on June 11th, 2016 | by Mary Proffit Kimmel

All you who have been baptized into Christ / Have put on Christ. Saint Melito of Sardis writes, “In Abel he was slain, in Isaac bound, in Jacob exiled, in Joseph sold, in Moses exposed to ... Read More


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Retreat and Refresh

Published on June 10th, 2016 | by Lianna Mueller

Every Christian should make time for a retreat. Retreats help to rejuvenate a person spiritually, mentally, and sometimes even physically. Think you’re too busy for a retreat? Even Jesus went away sometimes. He “retreated” from the ... Read More



Our Beautiful New Church

Published on June 9th, 2016 | by Cristina Montes

Last year, I wrote about how excited I was for the construction of our new parish church. Now, I am very happy that the construction of the church has been finished and the new church is ... Read More



Among the Huddled Masses

Published on June 8th, 2016 | by Erin Cain

Here is what it’s like to live in New York City: Every day I walk a maze of sidewalks and dodge a never-ending stream of people, cars, bicycles, scooters, dogs, strollers, and pigeons. I navigate subway ... Read More



The Near Occasion of Sin and Restroom Debates

Published on June 7th, 2016 | by Luke Arredondo

Debates over North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” and Target’s policy of allowing men and women to use a restroom that doesn’t match their biological sex, but comports instead with their gender identity, have flooded social media lately. ... Read More



The Holy Imperfect Woman

Published on June 6th, 2016 | by Amy Atkinson

If you’re a woman, I’m willing to bet that you have struggled with trying to be some definition of “perfect” at one point or another.  In secular society, it’s easy to see how rampant female perfectionism ... Read More


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Soul-Changing Sacraments

Published on May 31st, 2016 | by Theresa Williams

Recently, I was able to attend the ordination of my brother-in-law to the priesthood, and there, before my eyes, his soul was eternally changed, indelibly marked. I’ve witnessed this phenomenon before—I’ve attended many baptisms and confirmations ... Read More


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What’s the Best Way to View Reality?

Published on May 31st, 2016 | by Thomas Clements

One’s perception of reality has an immense effect on one’s life. It is through this lens that one finds his or her identity, interacts with others, and, overall, comes into contact with the reality that one ... Read More


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The Pursuit of Purpose

Published on May 30th, 2016 | by Ryan Kraeger

A few weeks ago I had to make a trip back to the place of my origin as a Special Forces Soldier, a.k.a. Fort Bragg, North Carolina. While there I was able to chat with my ... Read More

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