Tagged: Catholicism

Prophetic Words

In hindsight, the words of the Popes often have a prophetic ring to them, particularly as regards those who battled modernism in the century or so prior to Vatican II. These excerpts from Notre...

Too Much Liberty and 5th Discourse

A spiritual giant whose severe mortifications are jaw-dropping, America’s first ever canonized saint, like the penitential spiked metal crown upon her head obstructed from view by a wreath of roses, she was a young...

Grandeur of God and 4th Discourse

Crisis Magazine’s The Singular Catholic Vision of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Regis Martin is the first article for today. You can’t just scan over lines of poetry if you want to understand, so get...

Identity

Personal identity is not a matter of preference or selection. In his article Personal Identity is Not Chosen at Crisis Magazine, James Kalb gives a thorough explanation of what personal identity is, the ways...

D.O.A.

It is so very easy to become distracted by this world. But we are called to be in the world, not of the world… and yet, politics, sports, social media, and technology have become...

Islam: The Anti-Catholicism

Islam and the Decalogue on The Catholic Thing offers a blunt, factual examination of the philosophies of Islam. The author, Howard Kainz, offers a brief comparison of the teachings of Islam and those of...

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...