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Vocation and the Purpose of Our Lives

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput
Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia
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From the Perspective of Faith

Weekly Update

The Church can only be truly understood from the perspective of faith, and the greater the earthly tumult, the more clearly her divinity shines through.

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Friedrich Kaulbach's "Imperial Coronation of Charlemagne"

Authority, Freedom, and Power

Not only are authority and power not the same thing; they are almost complete opposites. Authority is the basis of human freedom. Coercive power tends to suffocate freedom.

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Our Lady of Charity


This Week: The Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre has played a central role in the spirit of Cuba, and her image is to be found everywhere, in churches, homes, and even on taxis.

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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to particular questions of life, education, and professional disciplines.
Sr. Miriam James Heidland

Restoration from the Heart

Sr. Miriam James Heidland
Sisters of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity
Fr. Craig Vasek
Athletics Chaplain, University of Mary
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This recognition that there is something deeper to life than trivialities calls people to stand for something, and hopefully such conviction could eventually rise to the level of being willing to die for something. Until you are willing to die for something, life is not worth living.
Msgr. James P. Shea; President, University of Mary
Tim Busch, founder of the Napa Institute

The Napa Institute and the Next America

Timothy R. Busch
Msgr. James P. Shea
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Docility, Detachment, and Identity

Brooks Bollinger
Craig Bagnell
Fr. Craig Vasek
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Common Grace and the Common Good

Dr. Karel Sovak
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Investigate the first and foundational principles of the Catholic imaginative vision.
Current Theme The Search for Truth
Raphael's "The Mass at Bolsena"

Christianity: Truth or Therapy?

Christianity may help us to cope with difficulties and give us a sense of happiness, but at its core it is a matter of truth or falsity and it is to be believed on those grounds.

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Raphael's "The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament"

Sacramental or Scientistic?

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Tommaso Laureti's "Triumph of the Christian Religion over Paganism"

The Catholic Problem of History

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Raphael's "The School of Athens" Selection

Studiositas and Curiositas

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