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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...
Cherie Peacock
Christians use the term "pagan" to describe the culture around us as it becomes ever more militantly secular. But I wonder if pagan is the...
Randall Colton
St. Peter said that gentleness is requisite to evangelism.The gentle person subdues anger to protect others from his own power. He is also...
Leon J. Suprenant
It’s tough to be a real man today. Our decadent culture offers two narrow “ideals” of manhood: sensitive supporter or power-wielding playboy....
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...
Christopher Kaczor
Americans are on the whole an optimistic people. In Europe,we are viewed as so many Little Orphan Annies, singing about “tomorrow.” But we...
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...
Leon J. Suprenant
"The devil finds things for idle hands to do." We’ve all heard that cautionary saying in one form or another. But as it turns out, the Deadly...