Virtue

Ask EP: Can I punch someone?

The Editors

Lord, Make me an Instrument of your peace...and make my fist the lance of your justice....

Virtue

Matthew's Mark

Bart Price

“We achieve fulfilment when we break down walls and our heart is filled with faces and names!” 

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Handing Things On

Mattias A. Caro

It takes a certain level of detachment to let the next generation take up traditions, but that in the end, it serves a greater good of actually keeping the tradition alive. 

Virtue

We are Problem Solvers

Mattias A. Caro

No matter what we achieve, the perfect and ideal is still outside of our grasp.

Virtue

Piety at the Parish

Stephen Adubato

At the root of devotional practices is the devotees’ deep awareness of their need for the Mystery of God’s infinite love

Virtue

Let's Not Do Men's Stuff

David Mills

"Pep talks and rallies don’t make a man feel like a man. At most, I think, they make men feel like they’re feeling like men."

Virtue

On Reading Well: An Interview with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior

Anthony M. Barr

So much of living in a secularized culture is doing the work of translation and authentication: restating God’s truth in terms the world can understand and identifying the true works of God and his church from the false ones.

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Virtue and Sex

Craig Michael White

When the daily patterns of life in our culture do not align with our true ends as virtuous persons, we all have a problem. 

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Modeling Grace and Courtesy

Mattias A. Caro

Modeling grace and courtesy in all situations for my children is a sine qua non of my responsibilities as a Christian parent. 

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A Time for Solidarity

Mattias A. Caro

Christ asks us to comfort and console one another. Not to be naively confident or combative. Humble solidarity strengthens and nurtures our faith.

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Send Them on Missions

Mattias A. Caro

It's impractical to send all priests to poor countries. But the call to radical evangelism exists even in the heart of the richest country on earth.

Virtue

Sex and the City of God

Andrew M. Haines

We're all victims, and enablers, in a culture of addiction that's endemic to Christians as much as anyone else.

Virtue The church

On Active Conscience

Andrew M. Haines

Christian conscience is the active acceptance of the fruits of true freedom, formed by careful reflection, and deployed in every instance of mundane life.

Theology Philosophy The papacy Virtue

Seeking Silence in Our Noisy World

Alexandra DeSanctis

We who want to achieve something have become skilled at distracting ourselves from contemplation. Silence seems to be the ultimate enemy.

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