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Jeffrey A. Mirus
We live in an age of diversity, say the arbiters of the cultural zeitgeist. Many Catholics are only too familiar with the concept, so much so...
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
The well-ordered human existence, including especially its social dimension, is essentially based on the well-ordered language employed. A well...
I find myself disappointed by Fr. Longenecker’s unsound advice to Catholics as to how they should "deal with the paranormal" (...
Anthony Esolen
Poetic language shakes us out of the everyday, so we see familiar things in new and surprising ways. In the same manner, vocal prayer should...
Margaret Finley
Doom and gloom reigned in the 1930s. It was the era of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. Unemployment was at an all-time high, and...
Fr. William Dillard
Since Vatican II gallons of ink have been spilled in the “liturgy wars.” Considering the disregard for the Council’s instructions on the Mass,...
Joanna Bogle
Do pomp and pageantry challenge would-be converts? A reverent Mass celebrated with full solemnity is never a bad thing: It may touch hearts in...
Jim Blackburn
In an all-too-common tragedy these days, a poorly catechized Catholic attends a worship service at a megachurch, mistakenly believing the...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
In July 2007, Pope Benedict XVI made one of the Church’s treasures—a liturgical form observed by Roman Catholics for centuries—available to...