RECENT COLUMNS

Archives

Father Archives - The Catholic Thing


Peace, Wounds, and Breath

Sunday, April 24, 2022


The Heresy of the Two Testament God

Monday, December 13, 2021


Dare to be Irrelevant

Sunday, June 13, 2021


Those Dead Dogmas

Sunday, June 6, 2021


Further Justice to St. Joseph

Tuesday, March 2, 2021


When the Bubble Bursts

Friday, February 12, 2021


Mercy, but about What?

Sunday, February 7, 2021


Saving Theodore McCarrick

Saturday, January 16, 2021


Exult, All Christians!

Friday, December 25, 2020


Loving and Knowing Jesus

Sunday, October 4, 2020


Catholic and “catholic”

Sunday, July 26, 2020


The Recovery

Friday, June 5, 2020


The Spirit Becomes the Soul of the Church

Sunday, May 31, 2020


Metaphysics and Theology

Thursday, May 7, 2020


The Start of a Reckoning

Monday, April 20, 2020


The King Sleeps

From an ancient homily for Holy Saturday

Saturday, April 11, 2020


The Trauma Chronicles, Continued

Friday, January 31, 2020


From Eternity, Not From Time

Wednesday, December 25, 2019


The Primacy of Jesus and the Church’s Liturgical Year

Sunday, December 8, 2019


On the Death of Progress

Friday, December 6, 2019


The McCarrick Report: Coming Soon?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Time Is Short, Eternity Is Long

Sunday, October 13, 2019


Who Will Restore the Church?

Thursday, September 26, 2019


Papal Standards – and Questions

Monday, September 23, 2019


Lost among the Stars

Friday, September 20, 2019


Catholicism: Masculine and Feminine

Friday, August 9, 2019


Pray Like a Child

Sunday, July 28, 2019


What Can Unite Us Catholics?

Sunday, July 21, 2019


When Prayers Go Unanswered

Sunday, June 30, 2019


Transgenderism and Perfect Freedom

Monday, June 17, 2019


Rediscovering the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Sunday, June 9, 2019


Between Time and Eternity

Monday, April 22, 2019


We Shall Be Different – and Ourselves

Sunday, April 21, 2019


When Shall I Be Free?

Saturday, April 20, 2019


What Kind of Son?

Sunday, March 31, 2019


Bethlehem’s Mosaic of Humility

Tuesday, January 1, 2019


Dies Natalis

Wednesday, December 26, 2018


The True Season of Advent

Sunday, December 2, 2018


Of Consumerism

Friday, November 23, 2018


The Letter: One Year Later

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


Spiritual Fatherhood (and Motherhood)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


10½ Rules for Forming Christian Community

Saturday, July 28, 2018


Source and Summit: Bishop Barron’s “The Mass”

Monday, July 23, 2018


Prometheus Unbound

Friday, July 20, 2018


Does Jesus Free Us for Lawlessness?

Sunday, July 15, 2018


On the Fascination of Evil

Tuesday, July 3, 2018


Ministers, not Masters

Thursday, May 31, 2018


Of Truth and Idols

Saturday, April 21, 2018


Easter Sermon on the Sacraments

St. Augustine of Hippo

Sunday, April 1, 2018


On the Absurd Stumbling Block

Tuesday, March 27, 2018