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A pastor in full

July 11, 2018 George Weigel 1

It’s Father Newman I’ve called on hundreds of occasions to share a joke, commiserate over some ecclesiastical folly or another, or just blow off steam; […]

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Acts and us

June 27, 2018 George Weigel 3

The readings from Acts of the Apostles at daily Mass during the Easter season were particularly apt this year, for three reasons. […]

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Grace under pressure

May 30, 2018 George Weigel 1

In a culture that Solzhenitsyn rightly criticized for its obsession with “unlimited freedom in the choice of pleasures,” AbbotThomas Frerking, OSB, has lived a vocation […]