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Vocations Make Us Tired, Weary, Joyful

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by Matthew Higgins

As someone who works full-time, teaches part-time, and is raising two young children with my wife (who also works full-time), I can often say that my vocation and avocation (my work) is tiring and I grow ... Read More



She Isn’t (Just) My Daughter

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by Michele Chronister

Two things happened recently, that put me in a state of panic. First, we went to visit my parents, and I saw several of the mothers of the children I used to babysit for. One was ... Read More



Review: A.D. The Bible Continues Companion Books

Published on June 28th, 2015 | by J.R. Baldwin

Until the end of July, everyone can watch A.D. The Bible Continues – and what better way to engage the Bible but through a visual representation? A.D. The Bible Continues (NBC) is a dramatization of the ... Read More

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Women, God Does Not Make Mistakes

Published on June 25th, 2015 | by Abigail C. Reimel

In a society which tells women they are simply the sum of their parts—that all it takes for even a man to become a cover-worthy woman are the right curves in the right places—women are having ... Read More


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One Year into the Heart of Fatherhood

Published on June 25th, 2015 | by Bob Waruszewski

May 31, 2014 – A day different from all others for me. Half asleep and running on fumes, in the wee hours of the morning, I watched the birth of our daughter Lucy. My life, sleeping patterns, ... Read More



The Trouble with Transhumanism

Published on June 23rd, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Transhumanism is a desperate belief system that grasps at technological straws. But the raw desperation in that grasping has the potential–like all Utopian movements–to unleash violently destructive forces. Caveat emptor.” (Wesley J. Smith). There are a ... Read More


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The World As Icon

Published on June 20th, 2015 | by Mary Proffit Kimmel

One Christmas Eve I had the flu.  While my family went to Lessons and Carols, I wrote a poem about the pain Mary endured to give birth to Jesus, which I believed to be connected to ... Read More



Your Parish Home

Published on June 19th, 2015 | by Lianna Mueller

In the “olden days”, the parish was a central part of a community. Parishes were split up based on boundary lines – where you lived determined which parish you would be a part of. Also, a ... Read More


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On Evangelium Vitae and Star Wars

Published on June 18th, 2015 | by Cristina Montes

What was said about history being philosophy teaching by example can also be said of movies. Movies can illustrate philosophy (and even theology) by showing the consequences of following ideas to their logical conclusions. Due to ... Read More




Published on June 17th, 2015 | by Chelsea Zimmerman

Commenting on gender reassignment as “treatment” for people with gender identity issues a few years ago, Wesley Smith said : People want to be fulfilled and lead happy lives as “themselves.” Very well. But I also ... Read More



First, Do No Harm

Published on June 17th, 2015 | by Erin Cain

Since the beginning of the practice of medicine, the Hippocratic Oath has been used to ensure that medicine remains oriented toward its true purpose: “First, do no harm.” This oath presupposes that medicine itself is not ... Read More


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To See and Love as Him

Published on June 15th, 2015 | by Amanda Sloan

I can’t stop talking about my daughter. Well, I could, but I have absolutely no desire to. I want to take a zillion more pictures of her and show them off to anyone who will talk ... Read More



Becoming Confidently Pro-Life

Published on June 13th, 2015 | by Morgan McFarlin

Regardless of your stance on abortion, it’s safe to assume you would agree that it is a hot button topic. What’s a person to do when faced with this topic in the workplace? Or at a ... Read More



Three True Freedoms

Published on June 10th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

In my previous column, I mentioned that there are three senses in which we have real freedom, and one sense in which we have false freedom. I then discussed some of the problems of this false ... Read More

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