Love & Life & God with Jane Austen

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From my interview with Elizabeth Kantor about her new book The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After: LOPEZ: Where does religion fit into love and courtship in Austen’s world? KANTOR: Well, one of her novels is actually about that, at least in large part. In Mansfield Park, Henry Crawford falls deeply in love with Fanny [Read More...]

Our Sad State

Where abortion is “taking motherhood seriously.” We must do better. [Read more...]

Life in the Spirit

From a priest in South Carolina: if we live within the Holy Spirit day by day, then we will, bit by bit, discover a new kind of power, a new kind of love and a new clarity of thought and vision. We will be truly powerful because the Divine power is growing within us. We [Read More...]

Words to Live by from Prisoner #16670


“The thing to do now is to pray well to win as many souls as possible.” If he can say it at Auschwitz, surely we can try to live it today. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, a priest who understood the power of the media for evangelization (he wrote and radio-ed), also advised: The real conflict is inner [Read More...]

Handbags at Church

My beloved Drudge (what has been a more reliable, consistent presence in your life over the last two decades? Besides your beloved National Review Online, I would hope!) is highlighting a story about an immigrant whose purse was stolen in Pennsylvania when she went up for Communion: UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) - The 53-year-old victim recently [Read More...]

What’s Freedom Now?

The president’s dinner talk. [Read more...]

Mary Help for Healing


I had some extra exchanges (exclusive to K-Lo@Large) in my interview with Dawn Eden about her book, My Peace I Give You, which I have been sharing here. Here is another; I asked, based on the book, “How does Mary help? Did she really suffer all that much considering she knew she was pretty tight [Read More...]

With Eyes Toward Heaven


A Dominican brother blogs on Elizabeth of the Trinity: To walk in Jesus Christ seems to me to want to leave self, lose sight of self, give up self in order to enter more deeply into Him with every passing moment, so deeply that one is rooted there, and to every event, to every circumstance [Read More...]