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The Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise

Receiving the Promise

Sr. Bethany Madonna, SV
Local Superior, Sisters of Life, Phoenix
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The Confusion of the Cross

Weekly Update

The standard by which we as Christians judge what is important or to be considered failure is not the standard the world uses: our standard is the Cross.

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Foundations
Pietro Perugino's "Delivery of the Keys"

Traditionalist, Progressive: Sorting Out the Catholic Tradition

During the last many decades, Catholic life has been dominated by the question of tradition: what it is, whether and how it is important, and how it should take its place in the life of faith.

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The Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows in Šaštín, Slovakia

Enrichment

This Week: It has been said that God writes straight with crooked lines. The origins of the Basilica of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows might provide an example of that kind of oblique writing.

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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to particular questions of life, education, and professional disciplines.
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Q&A

Enchantment and Revival

Prof. Joseph Pearce
Director of Book Publishing, Augustine Institute
Dr. David Tamisiea
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, 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
Sr. Miriam James Heidland
Q&A

Restoration from the Heart

Sr. Miriam James Heidland
Fr. Craig Vasek
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Sunrise over the Ocean
Q&A

Friendship and the University (and the Ocean)

Dr. Peter Kreeft
Msgr. James P. Shea
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Tim Busch, founder of the Napa Institute
Q&A

The Napa Institute and the Next America

Timothy R. Busch
Msgr. James P. Shea
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Foundations
Investigate the first and foundational principles of the Catholic imaginative vision.
Current Theme The Church
Giotto's "Pentecost"

The Uniqueness of the Church

The Church is unique among human institutions and organizations: it is not only a human thing, but like Christ himself is both human and divine, a continuation of the Incarnation.

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