Columns

Why St. Thomas?

July 2, 2019 Joseph G. Trabbic 14

The Church has given the title “doctor” to some of her saints. In Latin doctor means “teacher” and the doctors of the Church are teachers of a very special sort. Pius X calls them “our […]

Essay

The end of the Catholic state?

February 20, 2017 Joseph G. Trabbic 1

Perhaps Benedict XVI’s greatest gift to the Church was his emphasis on what has come to be called the “hermeneutic of continuity.” This concept emerged in his Christmas 2005 address on Vatican II to the […]