Monthly Archive: January 2015

It is Not Good for Man to Be Alone

St. Raymond of Pennafort Down with the nuclear family!  Dr. Mitchell Kalpakjian argues that “nearness to extended family provides more opportunities for friendships, hospitality, conversation, practical advice, and acts of kindness and charity,” in...

Who Is in It for the Beauty?

St. Agnes What happens when most of civilization forgets that our purpose is to know, love, and serve God?  Everything becomes focused on money, as explained in “Lost Dreams” on Resource Crisis. Pick a...

To Encounter the Transcendent

St. Marius & Comp., St. Canute, King A college student discusses the purpose of the arts from a Catholic point of view and how it is is met in two vastly different films, It’s...

A Cross Borne Simply

St. Paul, First Hermit This short essay on The Catholic Thing explains St. John Vianney’s “spirituality of suffering” in regard to the carrying of his cross. Fight materialism with gratitude using the three steps...