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Anthony Esolen
On the Mount of Purgatory, Dante sees for the first time the unveiled face of Beatrice. His response is joy surpassing even his ability to...
Cherie Peacock
As I write this, the announcement has just been made that Archbishop Gomez has been chosen to shepherd Los Angeles—a welcome reminder that God...
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...
Cherie Peacock
A year from now, This Rock will celebrate 20 years of publication. In the publishing world, that’s right around the corner, so we are already...
Michael Schrauzer
The Newborn (c. 1640s) by Georges de la Tour. Located in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rennes, France.
Cherie Peacock
"You seem like a very spiritual person," I’m told from time to time when I meet someone new. I’m sure you’ve had the same experience. Sometimes...
Cherie Peacock
A good friend was speaking to me about growing up in her family. She has great parents, so I am always eager to hear about them. She told me...
Kathy Stone
As a youngster, I thought going to church was a mystical adventure filled with a strange language, bells and incense. We knew we were in a...
Cherie Peacock
Telling the truth is one of our most serious moral obligations. One of the great things about working for This Rock is that we get to talk...
Chris A. Humble
The wheels were set in motion for my conversion to the Catholic faith at a Promise Keepers event in Dallas in 1995. For the first time, I truly...