Memorial Day, Catholic Style
As Christ himself taught that there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one's friends, we remember the service rendered to us by those who gave all for our sake.
American Catholic Education (and Motherhood)
One of the most impressive aspects of the American Catholic experience has been the creation and maintenance of a robust school system. That school system is now at a precarious decision point.
While the western world refuses to reproduce, the production of embryonic human beings for experimental purposes continues to expand.
A Longsuffering Witness
The dynamics of Church and State are an unendingly interesting object of study and fascination, often revealing the rugged beauty of the Church as it encounters persecution face to face.
Sealing Confession: A Theological Justification for Keeping a Lid on It
Recent political challenges to the seal of confession have called into question the role of the sacrament of Reconciliation in the life of the Catholic faith.
Engaging the Enlightenment: A Symposium
What is the Enlightenment, and how does it relate to Christianity? Drs. Blum and Stuart explore the Enlightenment and its implications for Christian thought and culture.
The Power of Family
Shifting understandings of the human person and the family present the Church with obstacles and opportunities.
An Easter Imaginative Vision
Although Christian practice may be on a statistical decline in the West, the difficulties and obstacles we see before us do not have the final word. Christ is risen, indeed.
Equality, Diversity, and Dignity
When nuanced distinctions arise around seemingly agreed-upon terms, how are we to proceed?
What is the "dom" in Christendom?
While the political polarization that permeates our culture is often blamed on an over-emphasis on the political, perhaps it arises, surprisingly, from the loss of the political itself.