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A friend and I jog regularly through Arlington, recently named “America’s most walkable suburb” and the “best place to live” in the country. And yet, in this supposed paragon community: … more
When my wife and I first moved to Northern Virginia, I introduced myself to a neighbor and learned that he was one of those rare native Virginians. Smiling at my surprise, he informed me that I was a … more
I’m beginning to wonder if something sacred is vanishing. Throughout my childhood from the late 70s to early 90s — pre-Internet, pre-cell phone — my Dad’s arrival home around 5:30 any day … more
Garrison Keillor once described a type of sermon that is like watching paint dry on a barn. Several years ago while observing paint dry in a now-forgotten parish in a far-off diocese (to be clear, … more
Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”) should be out (or nearly) by the time you read this. If you are still reading this column, props to you. … more
“We cannot depart here unchanged,” said Father Paul D. Scalia in the funeral homily for his father, Justice Antonin Scalia. Indeed, as I listened to a son reflect on his dad and glimpsed the … more
On the fifth day home with five young kids five miles down an unplowed gravel road, something broke. Gratefully, it wasn’t my psyche. Or my back from shoveling. We did enjoy some Norman … more
New Year’s Resolutions, Inc.—surging in a bull market as I write these words—may appear benign but it propagates a Doctrine which should offend and scandalize every Christian. I should know. I … more
“For I, the Lord, your God, am a jealous God.” I was helping my 6-year-old with her religious education homework the other evening when we came across this verse, tucked away within the 10 … more
With a jubilee comes a celebration. Bishop Paul S. Loverde’s five decades of faithful service to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ and His church call us to pause and reflect on the great … more
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