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Can You Handle Silence?

March 5, 2021 Sean Fitzpatrick 2

I had long read about martyrdom in the lives of the saints—how the souls of the martyrs had gone home to Heaven, how they had been filled with glory in Paradise, how the angels had […]

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Make education dangerous again

August 2, 2020 Sean Fitzpatrick 22

Debates are raging around the dangers associated with reopening schools in the fall. While there is, I presume, some degree of danger in reopening schools, Catholics should, I say, face it rather than fall to […]

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Yelling “Shark!” 45 years after Jaws

June 29, 2020 Sean Fitzpatrick 2

It’s all psychological. You yell, “Barracuda,” everyone says, “Huh? What?” You yell, “Shark,” …we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July. As America fearfully reopens this summer and people cautiously creep […]