Catholic Living

Civil War

Our nation was built upon countless and nameless patriots who sacrificed for the country they loved.

Our nation was built upon countless and nameless patriots who sacrificed for the country they loved.

The Lord honored the sacrifices of many nameless pro-lifers who were willing to risk their jobs and even careers to stand with the unborn.

The Faith dies a little with each desperate reductionism—with each attempt to convince rationalists that reason can comfortably be abandoned in favor of faith because, well, shut up!

In an era where everyone is willing to cancel even their friends and family members over political disagreements, Catholics must always be willing to forgive and move on.

The Cesarean Cross

C-sections are physically demanding and come with all the potential risks of major surgery. But as difficult as the physical stress can be, often the most difficult crosses to bear are emotional and psychological.

Many parishes are not thriving in attendance, enthusiasm, or youth. St. Barnabas reminds us today that renewal begins with personal faith, but it must be ratified through action outside of oneself.

In the past, great Catholic saints stood in the way of perilous dangers in order to defend their churches. Catholic men need to do the same today.

If deathly totalitarianism happened to Germany—which, for all its vaunted progress and sophistication, could not prevent its falling into barbarism—it can happen here.

The race that does not accept respect for man from the time of his conception, is destined to an ignominious end, because it distorts the concept of love of neighbor, mistakes it with egoism, and cannot conceive the love of God at all.

Because the Holy Ghost inspired all the poetry of the Psalms, and because the three canticles in the Gospel of Luke are each preceded by the phrase “filled with the Holy Spirit,” Pentecost is the perfect time for a poetry reading party.

As abortion increasingly roils American public life, the feast of the Visitation refutes the false prophets within Christianity, and unfortunately even Catholicism, who claim that support for abortion and Christianity are compatible.

St. Titus Brandsma, the martyred Carmelite priest from Holland who died at Dachau in 1942, stands out as perhaps the most compelling example for Catholics concerned about the threat of state-sponsored terror and tyranny.

Our social media addictions are interfering with our prayer lives and, ultimately, our relationship with Christ.

If weak men produce hard times, shouldn’t the avoidance of this be paramount in our minds? After two millennia of Christianity, shouldn’t the Church have a formula for avoiding this? In fact, she does.

Feminism—and the devaluing of motherhood—is a diabolically clever strategy to destabilize the family. To counter this, we need to honor the archetype of motherhood, plain and simple.

Boycotting Disney can revolutionize a family’s entire approach to children’s entertainment. It can become an opportunity to introduce our children to a greater wealth of stories.

Autists know that too often campaigns to eradicate autism are, in fact, campaigns to eradicate them.

Our church desperately needs priests willing to be victims and martyrs - willing to give up all to protect their sheep.

Any critique of gender equality triggers not just “woke” activists but many conservatives, too. But should Catholics view the role of women in society differently?

What children stand to gain in home education is the ability to be real children, innocent and not yet deformed by antisocial technology.

The experiences of the first Christians should teach us not to put unnecessary burdens on our brothers and sisters, such as vaccines that violate one's conscience.