Columns Archives - The Catholic Thing


The U.S. Bishops and Vatican Heartburn

Monday, October 21, 2019


The NAB: Round Three

Sunday, October 20, 2019


Militant Secularism and Religious Repression in Latin America

Saturday, October 19, 2019


“By the Grace of God”: a review

Friday, October 18, 2019


Shepherds of a Wounded Flock

Thursday, October 17, 2019


Old Folks’ Folk Mass

Wednesday, October 16, 2019


The Return of the Strong Gods

Tuesday, October 15, 2019


Who Needs an Ecological Conversion? – and a Canonization Note

Monday, October 14, 2019


Time Is Short, Eternity Is Long

Sunday, October 13, 2019


“So You Can Remember”

Saturday, October 12, 2019


On Something Childish

Friday, October 11, 2019


The Human as Guest?

Thursday, October 10, 2019


Steps from God. . .to the Religion of the Self

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Pope Francis and Schism

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


The Return of the King

Monday, October 7, 2019


Blunting the Straightforward Tenets of the Faith

Sunday, October 6, 2019


Newman and Ratzinger

Saturday, October 5, 2019


Nothing to Die For

Friday, October 4, 2019


A Wise Child’s Guide to the Amazon Synod

Thursday, October 3, 2019


A Time for Catholic Hospitals?

Wednesday, October 2, 2019


The Blind Leading the Sighted

Tuesday, October 1, 2019


On Being Tired

Monday, September 30, 2019


Dung Heaps, the Devil, and the Catholic Orchestra

Sunday, September 29, 2019


Newman and Dulles: Two Witnesses to Christ

Saturday, September 28, 2019


So What’s New?

Friday, September 27, 2019


Who Will Restore the Church?

Thursday, September 26, 2019


Our “Sophisticated” Bible Translators

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


How Will We Live in the Time of the Transgendered?

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Papal Standards – and Questions

Monday, September 23, 2019


Holy Shrewdness

Sunday, September 22, 2019


Chinese Totalitarianism and Catholic Witness

Saturday, September 21, 2019


Lost among the Stars

Friday, September 20, 2019


To Restore Integrity: Newman’s Idea of Education

Thursday, September 19, 2019


Maritain the Martian

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


The Preferential Option for the Young

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


House of God

Monday, September 16, 2019


“Woman, Behold Your Son”

Sunday, September 15, 2019


The Personalism of John Henry Newman

Saturday, September 14, 2019


Why Should We Bother?

Friday, September 13, 2019


The Circus in Buffalo

Thursday, September 12, 2019


The Burnt Orange Carpet Liturgical Test

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


The Church and Socialism: The Fallacy that Will Not Go Away

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


The Shire and the Amazon

Monday, September 9, 2019


Where is the Fides – and the Ratio?

Sunday, September 8, 2019


Assisted Suicide: A Tale of Two Narratives

Saturday, September 7, 2019


“The Divine Plan”: a Review

Friday, September 6, 2019


Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom?

Thursday, September 5, 2019


Homosexuality and Catholic Decline

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


Newman’s Children: John Senior

Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Of Workers and Wealth

Monday, September 2, 2019