Staring Death in the Face

April 5, 2014 Carl E. Olson 0

Readings: • Ez. 37:12-14 • Psa. 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 • Rom. 8:8-11 • Jn. 11:1-45 “Lazarus, come out!”  With that simple, dramatic command, the Incarnate Word spoke words that demonstrated his power over death. It concludes one […]


Factions in the Church

April 3, 2014 Russell Shaw 0

Those first century Christians of Corinth must certainly have been a boisterous, troublesome lot. But maybe we should be glad that they were. After all, their acting up and acting out were the occasion for […]


John XXIII and the Jews

April 3, 2014 Thomas L. McDonald 0

The press called him a caretaker pope. Elected on October 28, 1958, at the age of 77, he was expected to warm the Chair of Peter for a few years without making any great waves. […]


Delving into the Protestant’s Dilemma

April 2, 2014 Christopher White 0

During the Lenten season Catholics devote special time for prayer, penance, and acts of charity in preparation for Easter. However, a sometimes overlooked—yet integral—part of this liturgical season is that it’s also a special and […]


“Noah”: A Post-Modern Midrash

April 1, 2014 Bishop Robert Barron 0

Darren Aronofsky’s cinematic re-telling of the story of Noah has certainly stirred people up.  While quite a few reviewers, both religious and non-religious, have given the film high marks, many Christians, both Evangelical and Catholic, […]