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Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Paris

From the Perspective of Faith

The Church can only be truly understood from the perspective of faith, and the greater the earthly tumult, the more clearly her divinity shines through.

Jul 29, 2021
Code runs across a laptop

Clawing for Answers

What is technology? Is it a god? Is it a distraction? Without an answer, our brave new world has no destination.

Jul 22, 2021
A plant half-dead and half-living

The Growing Fault Lines

In the West, as competing visions of the world grow increasingly apart, we are forced to ask concerning some of the most controversial issues: is compromise even possible?

Jul 15, 2021
The Very Large Array near Socorro, New Mexico

Something (Someone) More

Despite the empirical, materialist attitude taken by modern culture, a majority of Americans report believing in something for which science has not provided evidence: intelligent alien life.

Jul 8, 2021
An American flag in the grass at sunrise

Dependence Day

Aware of past sins and grateful to God and the countless individuals who have sacrificed for the cause of liberty and justice, it is an honor to be part of the American experiment.

Jul 1, 2021
The silhouette of a priest holding a Eucharistic monstrance

Eucharistic Humility

The weight of Christ's humility in choosing to enter into material Creation in the Incarnation and the Eucharist has ever been too much for mortal minds to bear.

Jun 24, 2021
A road leading out of Death Valley

Freed from Self-Invention

Not only is the current fixation on total self-invention based on an attempt to push aside laws of reality – it's also boring and exhausting.

Jun 17, 2021
Countryside outside of Erbil, Iraq

Summer Sampler

A Chesterton Academy opens in Iraq; Nigeria suspends Twitter indefinitely; the Prime Minister is married in a Catholic church.

Jun 10, 2021
Baltimore Basilica at Night

To the Next 200 Years

The Basilica of the Assumption in Baltimore presents the story of Catholicism in America in a way words alone never could.

Jun 3, 2021
The American flag hangs in the sunlight

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.

May 27, 2021