Faith, Marriage, and the Salvation of Souls

For those who are called to the vocation of marriage, the wedding day marks an incredible milestone, one of the most memorable experiences in the life of husband and wife. While the world would give the impression that this one day is the be-all and end-all of events, natural and supernatural wisdom and experience tell us something different.

The wedding day is a highpoint to be sure in the life-long journey of the couple. In one sense it is a culmination of (what we hope would be) a lifetime of preparation, but one that, of course,…

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Feb, 24 2015

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Feb, 16 2015

The Blueprint for a Happy Life

This is the final article (Part VI) in a series; find Part I here, Part II here, Part III here,…

Feb, 13 2015

Fashion, Dignity and Down’s Syndrome

Step aside, Giselle Bundchen. The world of fashion and the stigma of disability are rapidly changing in pop culture. At this year’s Mercedes Benz New York…

Feb, 12 2015

The Chance to Live a Life

You may wonder why laws promoting ultrasounds before abortion don’t have the impact that abortion opponents expected.

It is true that many people whose…

Feb, 20 2015

Divorce’s Effect on a Child’s Education

“What about the soul? Will the soundness of a soul consist in disorder or rather in a certain order and proportion?”—Socrates, Gorgias

Psychological studies and…

Feb, 17 2015

In Sickness and in Health

“They are no longer two, but one. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one divide.” (Matthew 19:5, Mark 10:9)

I hear many comments such as…

Feb, 5 2015

Reconciling Feminism with Being Pro-Life

“Feminism” wears many hats. In some circles, it is the no-brainer idea that women are of equal value to men. In other places, it carries…

Feb, 23 2015

Children’s Welfare Held Hostage to Radical Sexual Agenda

During a wide-ranging interview while traveling from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis addressed and roundly condemned what he termed “ideological colonization”. By this he…

Feb, 19 2015

Forgiveness, Penance and Catholic Social Teaching

As Lent, the collective penitential season, is upon us, Catholics often wonder why penance is so important if confession forgives sin. Usually in…

Feb, 18 2015

Katy Perry’s Influence on Culture

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