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Jeffrey A. Mirus
Culture is like the air we breathe: It permeates our lives. And just like polluted air, a toxic culture can devastate everything, from the...
Fr. William Dillard
In recent decades the art of the homily has seen serious decline. As a result many churchgoers for whom the Sunday sermon constitutes much of...
David P. Lang
The only valid substance for a consecrated host is unleavened bread made from gluten—unfortunately for some, a highly allergenic substance. So...
Leon J. Suprenant
Sometimes it seems that we live in the worst of times. But change begins with individuals. Men can convert the culture by first converting...
David P. Lang
Our last issue examined the biblically based reasons the Church insists upon wheat bread for the Eucharist. In the same way, eucharistic wine...
Fr. Vincent Serpa O.P.
Though Herod knew John the Baptist to be a righteous man, the lure of pleasure prompted him to silence the voice calling him to repent. Our...
Carl Olson
Clandestine societies? Machiavellian Churchmen getting away with murder? Scandalous hidden meanings in masterpieces of art? These can only mean...
Christopher Check
Counselor, diplomat, prodigious writer, mystic, ascetic, Dominican, Doctor of the Church—all of these and more describe Catarina Benincasa, the...
Fr. William Dillard
The Lord speaks to us through Scripture in the ancient Christian practice of lectio divina. The measure of this contemplation is our response:...
Anthony Esolen
The sin of envy, rightly described as deadly, severs the ties that bind. It sows discord between kin, between social classes, between races. It...