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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
One spring day in 1976, Henrietta Van Der Molen woke in her suburb of Chicago to find herself a widow. Her husband of nearly 40 years was dead of a heart attack at the age of 59. What Henrietta … more
Let’s draw a line. A stark choice confronts every Catholic, every Sunday after Mass: to run, or to linger. Jesus Christ has, minutes before, entered our midst. Several moments of silence and … more
Unbelievably, gold leaves are already spilling over the edges of our gutters. A/C window units — now silent — have yet to be moved to the basement. The entire yard cries out for a deep clean. The … more
The riptide of images, soundbites, reports, misreports, clashes and traffic jams is now just hours away. This papal visit is no preseason scrimmage for the Catholic. This is prime time. St. Paul … more
As Pope Francis’ historic six-day apostolic visit nears, consider what you could say as he departs for the Vatican Sept. 27: “The papal visit raised my level of confidence as a Catholic. Doors … more
About the time the Planned Parenthood videos first started breaking, I was immersed in reading about one of my heroes, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. Historian Michael Nicholson’s The Gulag Archipelago: A … more
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