Life Through the Lens of Advent
Christians know that the meaning of this life cannot be properly understood until we contemplate the reality of death.
Politics of Advent
Across cultures and generations, humanity has shown a deep Advent-based view of the world: someday, someone will come and set things right.
The essential Christian dispositions of gratitude and anticipation frame the preparatory season of Advent.
Sainthood Amidst a Confused Age
While our age struggles with some of the most fundamental questions of human existence, the Saints serve as reminders of our identities and transformation in Christ.
Electoral (Reds and) Blues
Christians can expect political "highs" and "lows" on their march toward the New Heaven and New Earth.
When Christian Holidays Go Secular
How can Christians respond to the secularizing of our holidays?
Holistic and Mental Health
Our current cultural moment has witnessed a rise in both mental health struggles and a willingness to speak about them openly. What does the Christian tradition have to say?
What Is a Fascist?
The word "fascist" gets thrown around a lot, adding unclarity to our discourse. What is it, and what is it not?
Happiness, Morality, and the Council
What do happiness and morality have to do with one another? Also this week: A reflection on Vatican II.
Human Saints, Happiness, and Ways to Grow the Church
St. Gianna Molla is an example of a saintly life well lived, moral courage, and the joy of the Gospel.