On this feast of St. Dominic, do you hear your mother calling? Jeff Stempel reminds us "Why We Should Pray the Rosary Daily" in this essay for Steve Skojek's new site, One Peter Five. The piece includes a history of the rosary and how to pray it, as well as the 15 promises of Our Lady for those who pray it daily. A good one to share.
The relationship between wealth and virtue is explored in this interesting and somewhat lengthy Atlantic essay by Shannon Chamberlain, which uses a lesser-known work of economist Adam Smith to illuminate "The Economics of Jane Austen."
Worth dying for: The Catholic faith gives the best sendoff, explains Francis Phillips in this Catholic Herald article, "Rest in Peace, Stratford Caldecott".