No Guilt in Life, No Fear in Death

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"Edge of Tomorrow" was my favorite summer movie of 2014. Not because of the awesome special effects or the sci-fi action sequences.

Don't Just Sing Louder

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Though the Holocaust killed 11 million people, according to the a survey by the Anti-Defamation League,

HOSPITALITY AND THE EUCHARIST

The thing about hospitality is that you can’t be hospitable to those who are familiar to you. If a husband comes home from work to find dinner on the table, his wife is not greeting him with hospitality. If a man rushes out to help just as his wife is pulling in with the groceries, he’s

AUTUMN IS A TIME FOR DEATH

Autumn is approaching fast. In most parts of the country, the weather is beginning to cool. The days are growing shorter. The leaves are bursting into color, making their final show before they fade and fall. It’s around this time of year, more than during winter, that I think on death. Winter

THE LAVISH GENEROSITY OF GOD

“I’d like to prepare a French dinner.” So says Babette to sisters Martine and Filippa as they sit in their austere sitting room. The two women took Babette into their home when she arrived at their door as a refugee from Paris. Babette has served them faithfully, cooking the humble

Only the Truth Can Make Us Free: Part 4

The Power of Christian Witnessing in Defending the Truth

Every Christian today has a responsibility to defend the truth and to bear witness to the Gospel of life and true liberty to the society in which we live and work. Our first task

Only the Truth Can Make Us Free: Part 3

Rebuilding the Foundation of Freedom on Truth and Moral Goodness

Freedom Is Rooted in Truth and Moral Goodness (Love of God and Love of Neighbour)

The Lord Jesus Christ made a very strong connection between

Only the Truth Can Make Us Free: Part 2

Shifting Values and the Suppression Truth and Moral Standards in Society

Today secular values have replaced natural law and commonly held moral standards across the board. The act of killing children in the womb, euthanizing (putting to

Only the Truth Can Make Us Free: Part 1

The Shifting Sands of Secularism Are Eroding Freedom’s Foundation

Freedom is a universal principle to which people everywhere aspire. It can be freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom based on equality, local autonomy or self-government,

Community through Love of Creation

Praised be my Lord with all his creatures, / especially Sir Brother Sun, / who brings us the day and brings us light. / … Praised be my Lord for Sister Moon, and for the stars, which he has set in heaven, clear and precious and lovely. / Praised be my Lord for

Quote of the Week:

"But we cannot pray 'at all times' if we do not pray at specific times, consciously willing it."

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2697