By Alexandra DeSanctis
When we feel pain at a loss of the past, writes Alexandra DeSanctis, we should remember that each new stage of life brings with it the chance to fulfill God’s will in a new way.
By Samantha Schroeder
Being injured in Rome and finding how many people helped her and how many others did not taught her something about being reliant on charity, writes Samantha Schroeder. The experience taught her what St. Teresa of Avila meant.
Professor Arkes always asked his students to become better than they were, writes Susannah Black. He did this by asking them to think more clearly than they did, to read more carefully, to state their case more precisely.
April 21, 2016
A nineteenth-century Frenchman can help us find a way out of our cultural struggles, writes Jonathan Bishop, and it isn’t Tocqueville. It’s Fr. Emmanuel d’Alzon, founder of the Assumptionists.
April 20, 2016
Very little that people can say can make you feel better when you watch someone you love suffer, David Mills notes from his own experience, but the Mass can make you happy.
April 17, 2016
Christ has liberated us from the need to judge the poor, writes Nicholas Lund-Molfese, director of a Catholic Worker farm. Judging is exhausting, and also dangerous.
April 8, 2016
A Catholic way of living the Sabbath often requires doing more of a different kind of work, writes Mattias Caro. Spending last Sunday re-digging a ditch reminded him of that.
Mattias A. Caro
April 4, 2016
Two Pakistani teenagers acting as pallbearers at a Thai Catholic’s funeral reveal what has been done to Pakistani Christians in their home country, and what is now not being done for them by the West, writes Casey Chalk.
April 1, 2016