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Liberal racism bares its fangs

Given the politically-correct hysteria that typically surrounds any discussion of racism these days, I hesitate to use the term. But it’s hard to find another that fits certain reactions to […]

St. John, a super old book and mercy in action

If the Catechism is the user’s guide to Catholicism, then some of our Catholic classics are the weird fandom wikis that give us way more info than we could ever use […]

‘God is not indifferent’

We live in a scary world. Try as we may to deny it, flipping on any news channel will confirm this. It seems every day is met with a new […]

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Love does such things

How could God, who exists outside of time, enter into time and take on a human body? The great theologian Fr. Romano Guardini said he tried to intellectually understand this […]

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Christmas and a world upside-down

Biblical scholars generally agree that Luke’s Gospel was written at least a generation later than Paul’s first letter to the Christians at Corinth. Yet whatever the dating, and irrespective of […]

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Four meditations for Christmas using great works of art

For a Catholic, our faith is not about a book, but about the Word, and at Christmas we celebrate the moment when the “Word became flesh” (John 1:14). The most […]

Responding to refugees in radical love

With so many opposing voices regarding the Syrian refugee crisis in America, it’s hard to know how to react. On one end of the spectrum, people such as President Barack […]

‘Full of Grace’ a shining example of modern Christian art

What happened to Mary after Christ died? And how did Peter deal with being the rock Christ commissioned him to be? This is precisely the story that is explored in […]

Love for ‘La Lupita’

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patronness of the Americas, is HUGE. Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Denver alone had 14 Masses on her feast day, Dec. 12. […]

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Remembering two great bishops

We American Catholics are, in the main, notoriously uninterested in our own history. So it likely escaped the notice of many that December 3 marked the bicentenary of the death […]

The Miraculous Medal explained

The Mirculous Medal has been a popular devotion since the early 1800s. Here’s a breakdown of every symbol’s meaning.