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August 16, 2018
The Meaning of Chaff
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August 06, 2018
Clericalism and Priestly Abuse: What do the Laity do Now?
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August 02, 2018
Why Change the Catechism on the Death Penalty?
It has likely come to your attention that the Holy Father has made a change...
July 21, 2018
Weep like Peter, Preach like Magdalene
Let's talk about Mary Magdalene. In the Eastern Church, Mary Magdalene's icon is nice...
July 17, 2018
Who Cares What Men Prefer?
It seems like everyone is up in arms about "The Transformed Wife." For those...
June 22, 2018
For awhile, we were in a parish with two rival homeschool groups. One was led...
June 11, 2018
What Awaits the Faithful?
In the past few days, I've seen a lot of chuckling based on Bill Donohue's...
June 07, 2018
The Trouble with Warriors
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May 18, 2018
Ten Times Eternity: A Response to the Texas School Shooting
I woke up to find there'd been another school shooting. I didn't know what to...
May 09, 2018
Seven Steps to a Catholic What?
The other day, I saw a post in the a group of traditionalist Catholic would-be...
May 07, 2018
“The Counter-Revolution” and The Spirit of the Antichrist
Lately I was in an argument with a person who was very fond of...
May 05, 2018
Remain in My Love
Jesus said to his disciples: "As the Father loves me, so I also love...
April 28, 2018
Christ the Vine and the Secret Garden
Jesus said to his disciples: "I am the true vine, and my Father is the...
April 01, 2018
Laugh Like a Magdalene
Early in the morning on the first day of the week, the women came...
March 31, 2018
The Silence of Holy Saturday
Today, in its quiet way, is the most terrible day. Today is the day...
March 20, 2018
Seven Last Words: It Is Consummated
After He had drunk the wine, Jesus said, "It is consummated." It was just one...
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Seven Last Words: I Thirst
He thirsts. Knowing that everything had been accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled,...
February 27, 2018
Seven Last Words: Behold Your Son, Behold Your Mother
When Jesus saw His mother standing there, He said "Woman, behold thy son." He said...
February 14, 2018
Thoughts on Today’s Valentine’s-Ash Wednesday Mashup
It may have come to your attention that today is Ash Wednesday, and also Valentine's...
February 04, 2018
A Pro-Life Priest Denounced by a “Pro-Lifer…”
By Father Stephanos Podrano I am a pro-life Catholic, but a pro-life Catholic has denounced...
December 18, 2017
In Dialogue With Father Dwight Longnecker on the Vatican Crèche
I recently read an article by my former fellow Patheosi, Father Dwight Longnecker, where...
December 06, 2017
The Places You Meet Jesus
Rosie and I went to the Friendship Room with our widow's mite. There had been...
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The Third Joy of Mary: The Birth of Christ
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A Reader Asks: Is the Eucharist Cannibalism?
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Christ Behind the Screen
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The God of Broken People
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The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross
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