A Man of Both Conscience and Prudence

The Church, in Her wisdom, gives us many great Saints to venerate and imitate, spread throughout all times, places, vocations, and professions so that the omnipresence and catholicity of God’s salvation might be shown to the world. One great example of this marvelous diversity of the Saints is the man whose feast day we celebrate […]


On the Mass

One of the few nice things about our current era is how, despite its explicit rejection of family, religious, and political traditions, the realities these traditions so jealously guarded continue to be objects of desire for everyone. All still want to fall in love, experience the transcendent, and live a fulfilled life. Loyalty, duty, courage, […]


East Side – West Side: Part 2

In my last post, I summarized the origins of the various Rites of the Roman Catholic Church. Now I would like to elaborate on the differences between the Eastern and Western Churches, including the Eastern Orthodox Churches. Again, in the previous post I explained that the distinction between East and West is not exactly the […]


The Catholic Case Against Military Intervention in Syria

As America waits for the vote on military action in Syria, it is important for Catholics to understand why we must oppose any measure of military action against the Syrian regime. It is easy to jump to an emotional conclusion based on the tragedies and atrocities committed by the Assad regime. A reported 1,429 men, […]


The Holy One In Our Midst

“There is no surer formula for discontent than to try to satisfy our cravings for the ocean of Infinite Love from the teacup of finite satisfactions.” -Archbishop Fulton Sheen I just got home from a Holy Hour of Adoration at my local parish; an hour of praising, praying and singing to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. […]

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