Monthly Archive: July 2016

Courage, Evil, and Contrition

In Courage on The Catholic Gentleman, an excerpt from the writings of Bishop Fulton Sheen shows that not much has changed in society at large over the last generation or two: the young are...

Who Are the Fanatics?

Crisis Magazine’s Fanatical Ideas and Reasonable Convictions by Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian will leave you with the conviction that we live in a world rife with fanatics. “In this narrow pursuit of one ruling idea,...

Canterbury and Contradiction

Bishop Sanborn and I looked above the southwest doors to the ancient cathedral.  On the left we saw Sts. Anselm and Augustine of Canterbury.  And to their right?  Thomas Cranmer.  I was astonished, but...

Silence and Wisdom

In today’s constantly connected, overly informed world of smartphones, touchscreens, and WIFI, silence can be extraordinarily elusive. What’s more, many find it uncomfortable or even anxiety provoking. But without silence there can be neither...