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In Memory of Father Ian Ker

A reflection on the life of Oxford theologian and Newman scholar Fr. Ian Ker from a pupil and friend.

Dr. Matthew C. Briel
Nov 17, 2022
Contrasting doors

The Enemy Next Door

The modern mind has turned back to an ancient pagan distinction between two kinds of enemies, and in our confusion, we have begun to ask “Who is my enemy?” rather than “Who is my neighbor?”

Dr. Jordan Almanzar
Nov 1, 2022
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Why Read Brideshead Revisited?: A Meditation on Sloth

Evelyn Waugh’s "Brideshead Revisited" presents an image of sloth, the vice of rejecting God's love and our spiritual inheritance.

Prime Matters
Oct 12, 2022
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True Manhood, True Honor

Through an example of the sort of sacrifice the world tends to see as foolish and dishonorable, author Evelyn Waugh provides an image of true manhood and true honor.

Prime Matters
Sep 15, 2022
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The Hidden Origins of Victim Culture

The modern world's fixation on victimhood status is unique across cultures and history. From where did it arise?

Dr. Jordan Almanzar
Sep 8, 2022
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A Vital Encounter With Creation

Modern life often unfolds surrounded by the handiwork of man rather than the handiwork of God. Encounters with nature help us to embrace the rhythm and gift of Creation.

Prime Matters
Sep 1, 2022
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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.

Rev. John Riccardo
Mary Guilfoyle
Msgr. James P. Shea
Aug 16, 2022
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Dating and Courtship with Sarah Swafford

Singleness isn’t a puzzle to be solved. Dating isn’t our source of dignity and worth. A coffee date isn’t a marriage proposal. So what do Christian dating and courtship look like?

Sarah Swafford
Mar 31, 2022
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A Conversation on Catholic Mindfulness

Drs. Gregory Bottaro and James Link, both Catholic clinical psychologists, discuss Dr. Bottaro's work as founder of the CatholicPsych Institute and his work in the area of Catholic mindfulness.

Dr. Gregory Bottaro
Dr. James Link
Mar 24, 2022
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Divine Providence in a Time of War

Those who suffer want clarity in the face of injustice and ponder why has God allowed such chaos to come upon so many when seemingly enacted by the decisions of so few.

Prime Matters
Mar 10, 2022