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The power of the Cross

April 12, 2017 George Weigel 0

Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890) – a theologian who came to prominence in the Victorian Age – can help us check the Church’s spiritual pulse in the post-modern twenty-first century, thanks to his prescient sense […]

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Palm Sunday and the Holy Eucharist

April 8, 2017 Carl E. Olson 0

Readings: • Mt. 21:1-11 • Is 50:4-7 • Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24 • Phil 2:6-11 • Mt 26:14-27:66 “For the infant Church, ‘Palm Sunday’ was not a thing of the past,” wrote Benedict XVI […]

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Making a cinematic case for Christ

April 7, 2017 Nick Olszyk 1

MPAA Rating: PG USCCB Rating: A-II Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) Christianity in America is going through a bit of an identity crisis, to put it mildly. In the last thirty years, there […]

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A bishop of consequence

April 5, 2017 George Weigel 4

When I first met Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., more than twenty years ago, I was struck by his boyish demeanor, his exquisite courtesy, and his rock-solid faith. Then the bishop of Rapid City, South […]