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Why Require Benedict?
To study the life and legacy of St. Benedict is not only to encounter one of the most vibrant spiritual and theological traditions of the Church, but also to explore an enduring case study in the vital relationship between religion and culture.
An Unknown Future and a Known God
In an age in which many have heard the name of Jesus but few have encountered him, Christians are called to spread a message of liberty to captives. Have no fear: you were born for this.
Who Are We? Where Are We Going?
In remarks offered upon receiving the 2022 Canterbury Medal from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Msgr. James Shea explores a poignant question asked of all Christians: Who are you? Where are you going?
Mission and Marriage with Curtis and Michaelann Martin
The life of grace is an adventure with friends. Curtis and Michaelann Martin reflect on their marriage, work with FOCUS, and pursuit of the Gospel.
JM Boyd, president and lead consultant of Glass Canvas, discusses his experience in helping churches, non-profits, and Christian ministries unlock their ministry potential through marketing, branding, and communications.
Explorations of a Catholic Mind
Fr. Robert Spitzer offers a Catholic perspective on culture, science, and apologetics and provides insights on what it takes to ensure that a Catholic university stays true to its religious mission.
The Mendicant Vocation of Archbishop Chaput
Archbishop Charles Chaput joins Msgr. James Shea to discuss his vocation as a Franciscan friar, bishop, and archbishop, and to offer his insights on the current state of the Church in the United States.
Living the Lord's Joy
Chris Stefanick joins Msgr. James Shea to discuss the spiritual disposition of joy and the clarion call offered to all Christians: "The joy of the Lord must be your strength."
Engaging Secular Modernity
Ryan T. Anderson and Msgr. James Shea discuss the interplay of religion, culture, and public policy, the modern antipathy towards questions of family, and preparing the next generation of informed Christians in the public square.
God Wants His World Back
Fr. John Riccardo reflects on his life and priesthood and speaks about his ministry - ACTS XXIX - which exists for one simple reason: "God wants his world back."