Ask EP: How should I educate my kids?

The Editors

A reader writes in worried about what type of educational choice is best for his kids, especially as a thoughtful Catholic parent. You ask. EP responds. 

Goodness (still) Exists

Kyle Herrington

To affirm that “God is” and live in this awesome reality is the challenge of discipleship.

Matthew's Mark

Bart Price

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

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. 

We are Problem Solvers

Mattias A. Caro

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

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

Review: Aesthetics by Dietrich von Hildebrand

Anthony M. Barr

Hildebrand is deeply invested in helping us see that beauty is objective, external, and disinterested.

A Reflection on Commencement 2019

Michael D'Emic

The unspoken commencement address we should hear each year. 

Christ Delights in Me

Mattias A. Caro

God delights in us. It's a strange concept really.

Fostering a Stay Against Political Absolutism

Bart Price

It’s hard to become political absolutists when we share community with others of unlike mind.

Do we suck at prayer?

Bo Bonner

Don’t make a half-assed nod at prayer and then say it can’t change anything.

Losing Two Giants of the Faith

Casey Chalk

Remember the legacy of two great professors of theology in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

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."

Lent is for Remorse

Anthony M. Barr

The remorse we strive for in Lent builds the anticipation of the Gloria of Easter. 

On Starting Lent

Kyle Herrington

Lent should not be a “over and done with” season, but should be a time of forming a virtuous life in Christ.

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Mattias A. Caro

Nothing in the faith is self-evidently understandable. We require the community of the Church to grow in the gift of faith. 

Accompanying the Betrotheds

Vitus Ntube

Betrotheds need accompaniment so as to make that vocational leap of faith that turns their relationship into a sacrament. 

Gold Within the Mud

Stephen Adubato

Are the sins of His shepherds enough to oust Christ from the institution He entrusted to Peter on the shore of the Sea of Galilee all those years ago?

Catholic Schools in Slovakia

Jan Banas

The most important decision for any Catholic parent: can the school be trusted to hand on the faith?

Persuading Democrats to Stop Defending Late-Term Abortion

Nicholas Frankovich

"Even I have trouble explaining to my family that we are not about killing babies."