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Our Church and Our “Elites”

Saturday, January 22, 2022


The Gospels Begin with Sex

Wednesday, January 5, 2022


Words about the Word: Esolen’s “In the Beginning. . .”

Thursday, December 23, 2021


Two Commentaries on Liturgy

Anthony Esolen and David G. Bonagura, Jr.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021


Not the Pleasantly Social, but the Truth

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Our Fear of the Real

Saturday, November 20, 2021


Our Cultural Confusions about Men and Women

Saturday, October 23, 2021


Motu Proprio Fatigue

Saturday, August 21, 2021


Freedom, on a Mountain

Tuesday, July 27, 2021


All Systems Go, Part Two

Sunday, July 11, 2021


All Systems Go

Wednesday, June 9, 2021


What the English Bishops Did for Pentecost

Thursday, May 27, 2021


All the World’s a Stage

Thursday, April 22, 2021


Once Upon a Time, in America

Saturday, April 10, 2021


Take Down the Flag

Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Recommendation Day

Thursday, March 25, 2021


What Does a Real Hymn Look Like?

Sunday, February 21, 2021


Get with It, My Fellow Catholics

Sunday, February 14, 2021


The Young Poet and the Inauguration

Wednesday, January 27, 2021


Not Selves, but Faces 

Wednesday, January 6, 2021


A Man in Full

Saturday, December 12, 2020


Wise as Pigeons, Harmless as Snakes

Monday, November 16, 2020


Dogged – Catholic – Realism

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


The Church and Jayber Crow

Wednesday, September 30, 2020


The Three-Poisoned God of Our World

Thursday, September 24, 2020


Repairing the Foundations

Thursday, September 10, 2020


No Feasts without God

Thursday, August 27, 2020


Ideology Makes You Stupid

Saturday, August 8, 2020


This Means Everybody

Saturday, July 18, 2020


Style, man, style

Saturday, June 20, 2020


Not by Cardboard and Plywood Alone

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


The Vandals in the Choir Loft

Wednesday, March 18, 2020


Safety Last

Monday, February 24, 2020


A Flight into Reality

Saturday, February 1, 2020


Regarding the New Decade

Wednesday, January 1, 2020


“How Great Thou Art!”: An Athanasian Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 10, 2019


Vandals, Leave the Hymns Alone

Monday, December 9, 2019


Clericalism and Its Remedies

Thursday, November 21, 2019


More NAB Nonsense

Thursday, October 24, 2019


The NAB: Round Three

Sunday, October 20, 2019


Blunting the Straightforward Tenets of the Faith

Sunday, October 6, 2019


Our “Sophisticated” Bible Translators

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


What Is a Liturgist?

Saturday, August 17, 2019


What Can Unite Us Catholics?

Sunday, July 21, 2019


Liberal, As It Was

Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Mater Decoris

Tuesday, June 4, 2019


No Fear Religion

Monday, May 6, 2019


The Lord Spoke to Paul – Not the Professor

Thursday, March 7, 2019


Recovering from Cultural Dementia

Saturday, February 23, 2019


The Radical Error of Our Time

Saturday, February 9, 2019