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Russell L. Simpson
Each year, thousands of people convert, revert, or in some way discover the Catholic Church. For cradle Catholics—like me—who are born into the...
Judith Costello
The year was 1975. I was in college, where the women's movement and other social-justice causes were a big part of campus life. I was on a...
Michael Schrauzer
Untitled (1953); No. 14 (White and Greens in Blue, 1957); Untitled(1949) by Mark Rothko. Located in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D....
Christopher Check
Cell phones, iPads, Twitter, and broadband access: We’re the most plugged-in civilization in all of history. But the cost of all that...
Erik M.
As a kid, my goal was someday to become the pope. My reality was pretty far away from my dreams. I had a very strong sense that God was working...
Is it realistic to expect the people of God to become actively involved in the liturgy when the celebration is dull, even boring, because it...
It is way past time that someone other than Thomas Day pointed out that almost all of the "pop" liturgical music composed since 1960 (including...
Pete Vere
Boot camp is every soldier’s initiation into the rigors of military life—and it’s very often baptism by fire. But soldiers know that the rigors...
Anthony Esolen
Part One of our series on liturgical music looked at why contemporary Church music is unsingable. As it turns out, strained melodies are just...
Jill Sebastian
I was baptized as a child in a Methodist church, but I cannot remember going or even giving much thought to church or God after I went to...