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Human Person

Horse Statue and the Colosseum

The Lion of Pessimism

The lion of pessimism – of fatigue and disenchantment – is to be opposed by the extravagant hope of Christianity.

Very Rev. Paul Murray
Feb 25, 2021
Graduation Caps

A Holistic Catholic Secondary Education

Catholic education at its very best provides holistic education and formation for the whole of life, preparing students for whomever and however they are called to serve.

Rev. Jared Johnson
Feb 18, 2021
A Student Looks at Pikes Peak

To Address Poverty in All Its Forms

Curtis Martin, Founder and CEO of FOCUS, joined Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss his experience in evangelization and the formation of university students.

Curtis Martin
Msgr. James P. Shea
Feb 4, 2021
Hong Kong

Subsidiarity and a Global Perspective

Subsidiarity and stories from across the globe: tensions with the Church in Hong Kong, a new law in Denmark, and Jerome Lejeune.

Jan 28, 2021
A Mother and Her Children

Reality is Not Arbitrary

Jeanne Mancini, President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, joined Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss her work in the pro-life movement and the March for Life.

Jeanne Mancini
Msgr. James P. Shea
Jan 27, 2021
A field of wheat

Vocation and the Purpose of Our Lives

Each human life is unique and unrepeatable, possessing a meaning and vocation meant only for you: a vocation is a calling from God with our name on it.

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput
Jan 10, 2021
The University of Toronto and Toronto Skyline

Institutionalizing a Catholic Culture in Professional Schools

The mission drift experienced by so many Catholic professional schools is rarely intentional, and the proper response is to institutionalize mission.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Dec 22, 2020
A hiker overlooks a cloud-filled valley

Schola et Labora

Dr. Michael J. Naughton and Msgr. James P. Shea discussed the importance of leisure for human flourishing and its relationship with work, as well as Dr. Naughton's book on this subject.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Msgr. James P. Shea
Dec 4, 2020
A Nurse in Protective Gear

The Vocation of Nursing

Dr. Marie T. Hilliard sat down with Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss her broad experience in bioethics and of the vocation of nursing, offering insights into difficult ethical questions.

Dr. Marie T. Hilliard
Msgr. James P. Shea
Dec 4, 2020
Statue of Christ over the Sacristy Door, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican

In the Likeness of Christ

To imitate Christ is to put on the mind of Christ, imitating his interior dispositions and grasping the broad principles by which he worked out his life's task.

Dr. Don J. Briel
Dec 4, 2020