Columnists
Nicene Guy

Temptation and Lenten Penance

During the Lenten season, we seek to turn back from sin and to God. Each of the practices of Lent—prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—helps us to

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Bioethics
Nicene Guy

Aging and Mortality

A somewhat recent article in Scientific America caught my eye: this one is about aging, or rather it is about reversing the effects of aging.

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Life After an Election

“Put not your trust in princes,” we are warned (Psalm 146:3). During the last eight years, excepting possibly during the midterm elections, most faithful Catholics

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Books
Nicene Guy

Book Review: Particles of Faith

Particles of Faith, by Stacy Trasancos, is a must-read for Catholics (and others of good faith) who are weary of the vitriol in the faith-science

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Symposiums
Nicene Guy

Veritas and Vocation

Veritas: this is the latin word for “truth.” It is also among the mottoes of my order, the seemingly simplest motto of the Order of

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Science and the Evidence for God

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”

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Life
Nicene Guy

The Culture War

In browsing through the latest headlines—and skimming the articles underneath them—I get the impression that the culture wars are anything but cooling down. Despite reports

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Suffering: Unique Yet Common

The eminent twentieth century theologian Henri de Lubac writes in his Paradoxes of the Faith that there are two important truths to keep in mind

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Columnists
Sean Connolly

The Three Falls of Christ

Like Christ, we are condemned to suffer and to die because of sin. He suffers willingly and innocently; we suffer, in the beginning at least,

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Life
Molly

Enter Light

It’s the week leading up to Christmas Day. The hustle and bustle is apparent; stress vividly displayed on mother’s touting their toddlers in and out

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Life
J.Q. Tomanek

Don’t be too narrow

After all these years, what has Pope Francis meant by the thought of being “narrow?” I have heard it plenty of times in different circumstances

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Spirituality
Abigail C. Reimel

Comfort In Christ Falling

Multiple times I have written about the struggles of being a goal-oriented person, about the difficulty in surrendering when my first instinct is to try

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