Essay

The lessons of St. John Paul II

October 22, 2019 Joanna Bogle 10

Next year, 2020, will see the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the most remarkable men of our times. In today’s West, it is almost standard to assume that anyone whose life has […]

The Dispatch

The Parable of the Perfect Father

September 15, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Ex 32:7-11, 13-14 • Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 17, 19 • 1 Tim 1:12-17 • Lk 15:1-32 The parable of the prodigal son is well known, arguably the most famous of Jesus’ parables. Yet, […]

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 […]