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To Heal the Eyes of the Heart

Monday, December 6, 2021


Getting Thanksgiving Right – Redux

Thursday, November 25, 2021


A Luminous Life of Benedict

Tuesday, November 23, 2021


Dear Bishops, Ban Them

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Sustaining the Catholic “Thing”

Monday, November 8, 2021


The Pope and the President

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Ever Ancient, Ever New

Monday, October 25, 2021


Seriously, Synodal?

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Who Needs Synodality?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


A Roman Weekend to Remember

Monday, October 11, 2021


The Parents’ Rebellion

Monday, October 4, 2021


The Pelosi Dialogues

Monday, September 27, 2021


Out of Africa

Monday, September 20, 2021


Our Largest, Unacknowledged Prejudice

Tuesday, September 14, 2021


The Labor for True Greatness

Monday, September 6, 2021


Cucumber Time

Monday, August 30, 2021


A Saint for the Times

Monday, August 23, 2021


Did Jesus Conquer Death?

Monday, August 16, 2021


Summer Stillness

Monday, August 9, 2021


From the First Three Minutes to Us

Monday, August 2, 2021


Grandparents, Great-Grandparents, and the Great Tradition

Monday, July 26, 2021


The Strange Conversion of Wallace Stevens

Monday, July 12, 2021


Liberty, License, Gratitude

Monday, July 5, 2021


A Little Clarity on Some Big Questions

Monday, June 28, 2021


Our American Catholic Rubicon

Monday, June 21, 2021


Dear Bishops: Clear Your Minds of Cant – and Can’t

Monday, June 14, 2021


Every Day Is Commencement Day

Saturday, May 29, 2021


Joe Biden and the Bishops after 100 Days

Monday, May 3, 2021


Astronomer of the Spirit

Monday, April 19, 2021


A Catholic Cathedral: “A Sort of World”

Monday, March 22, 2021


RIP: Jude Dougherty

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


Xavier Becerra: Catholic Hitman

Saturday, February 27, 2021


Lent and American Catholic Exceptionalism

Monday, February 15, 2021


Bishops Misfire on “Racial Equity”

Monday, February 8, 2021


A Divine Comedy in 2021

Monday, January 25, 2021


Our First Anti-Catholic “Catholic” President

Friday, January 22, 2021


Another Sort of Reset

Monday, January 11, 2021


Hope against Hope

Monday, January 4, 2021


Christmas in COVID-Time

Thursday, December 24, 2020


New Year Resolutions

Monday, November 30, 2020


And So, We Continue

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Faith without a Hope?

Monday, November 2, 2020


Robert Royal: It’s Apocalyptic

Robert Royal

Monday, October 26, 2020


End Times

Monday, October 19, 2020


Breathing Fire

Monday, October 5, 2020


Lying for Justice?

Monday, September 21, 2020


Learning and Life

Monday, September 14, 2020


Our Labor Today

Monday, September 7, 2020


How It All Ends

Monday, August 24, 2020


The Politics of Heaven and Hell

Monday, August 10, 2020