The Dispatch

Love In an age of tolerance and abortion

May 20, 2019 Fr. Charles Fox 7

One of the accusations most often leveled against Catholics is that we are “intolerant.” The world calls us intolerant because we don’t accept everything people do without question or protest. It’s a somewhat bitter irony […]

Essay

The Gift of Filial Adoption

February 8, 2019 Athanasius Schneider 6

The Truth of the filial adoption in Christ, which is intrinsically supernatural, constitutes the synthesis of the entire Divine Revelation. Being adopted by God as sons is always a gratuitous gift of grace, the most […]

'Marriage at Cana' [c. 1304] by Giotto di Bondone (WikiArt.org)
Essay

Cana, Signs, and Sacraments

January 19, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Is 62:1-5 • Ps 96:1-2, 2-3, 7-8, 9-10 • 1 Cor 12:4-11 • Jn 2:1-11 The Gospel of John contains some seventeen direct references to signs (semeia), which is St. John’s term for […]