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Karl Keating
As I leave work, I drive up a steep hill. Below me on the right are rooftops. Towering above one is a flagpole that rises a few feet above the...
Cherie Peacock
I got an e-mai l today, not sent to me per sonal ly but to our Web site’s Publications mailbox and forwarded to me. The author had not bothered...
Michael Schrauzer
Nativity with Cardinal Jean Rolin (ca. 1480) by Jean Hey. Located in the Musée Rolin, Autun, France.This painting of the Nativity by Jean Hey...
Michael Schrauzer
The Virgin of Humility (1435-1445) by Fra Angelico (Bl. Giovanni da Fiesole). Located in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain. How many...
Michael Schrauzer
The Oath of the Horatii (1784) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Louvre, Paris In the waning years of the 18th century, two morally flawed...
Catherine Brown Tkacz
Susanna could quote King David in her legal defense. St. Macrina taught two Church Fathers—her brothers. St. Catherine of Siena counseled popes...
Cherie Peacock
A few years back I worked in campus ministry at a "Catholic" university and led a dozen or so student retreats which included some time for...
Rollin A. Lasseter
"Oh, you’re a liberal-arts major. What are you going to do, teach?" Liberal-arts degree holders are familiar with contemporary assumptions...
Donald DeMarco
An old maxim insists that to keep the conversation civil, we don’t discuss religion. The secularist mentality would apply the principle beyond...