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The Tragedy of an Opportunity Missed

Friday, October 15, 2021


Two Cheers for Pessimism

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Building Our Houses on Rock

Wednesday, October 13, 2021


Remembering 1066

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


A Roman Weekend to Remember

Monday, October 11, 2021


Wayward Shepherds, Scattered Sheep

Sunday, October 10, 2021


Want Stronger Catholics? Teach Poetry

Saturday, October 9, 2021


Words Theologians Play With

Friday, October 8, 2021


On Being Hopeful – and Happy – Warriors

Thursday, October 7, 2021


German Bishops Join the Wolves

Wednesday, October 6, 2021


When Are We Human?

Tuesday, October 5, 2021


The Parents’ Rebellion

Monday, October 4, 2021


Looking Back to Look Forward

Sunday, October 3, 2021


Seeds Planted in Afghanistan 

Saturday, October 2, 2021


How Homosexuality Harms the Church

Friday, October 1, 2021


Voodoo and Its Enchantments

Thursday, September 30, 2021


Who is Like God?

Wednesday, September 29, 2021


I Love Old Things

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


The Pelosi Dialogues

Monday, September 27, 2021


The Gospel, Untamed

Sunday, September 26, 2021


Can Our Confidence Have Any Limits? 

Saturday, September 25, 2021


Against “Life”

Friday, September 24, 2021


Going for Broke

Thursday, September 23, 2021


The Pope and Civil Unions

Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Put Them (Churches) Back the Way They Were

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Out of Africa

Monday, September 20, 2021


Prayers, Not Thoughts

Sunday, September 19, 2021


The Cross Amid the Crisis

Saturday, September 18, 2021


The Schoolhouse Fallacy

Friday, September 17, 2021


Mary and the Protestants

Thursday, September 16, 2021


“La Douceur de Vivre”

Wednesday, September 15, 2021


Our Largest, Unacknowledged Prejudice

Tuesday, September 14, 2021


Some Hard Truths About Secular Colleges

Monday, September 13, 2021


Biden’s Abortion Fig Leaves and Masks Are (Finally) Off

Sunday, September 12, 2021


Out of a Clear Blue Sky

Saturday, September 11, 2021


Spiritual Inflation

Friday, September 10, 2021


Speaking of the Synod

Thursday, September 9, 2021


Your Life Is Not Just About You

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


Jordan Peterson and the Search for a Meaningful Life

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


The Labor for True Greatness

Monday, September 6, 2021


Hell – and Vocations

Sunday, September 5, 2021


Some Catholic Thoughts for Labor Day 2021

Saturday, September 4, 2021


Two Moralities

Friday, September 3, 2021


A Midwinter Knight’s Dream

Thursday, September 2, 2021


“The Body Is for the Lord”

Wednesday, September 1, 2021


A Christian Response to a Defeat

Tuesday, August 31, 2021


Cucumber Time

Monday, August 30, 2021


Waiting for God’s Best

Sunday, August 29, 2021


A New Chapter of Grace

Saturday, August 28, 2021


DOOMSCROLLING

Friday, August 27, 2021