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Jared Staudt

R. Jared Staudt, PhD, is a husband and father of six, the Associate Superintendent for Mission and Formation for the Archdiocese of Denver, a Benedictine oblate, prolific writer, and insatiable reader.

Christ Crucified in the Modern World: The Priest as Sacrificial Witness

The evils of the 20th century hold a strange fascination. We cannot help but read and reread accounts of totalitarian oppression, such as Elie...

From Death to Life: Praising the Resurrection with St. Gregory Narek

Lent has a clear focus – doing penance to prepare for the Resurrection – although it can be harder to focus on spiritual growth...

The apostolic mission of Catholic schools

Are Catholic schools places of refuge or centers for mission? Many people may come to our schools simply to escape the negative influences of...

The triumph of Mary’s Heart: A plan of action following the consecration

“In the end, my Immaculate Heart will triumph.” Our Lady of Fatima offered hope in the Second Secret she revealed in 1917 that despite...

Why Theology Matters

Theology gets a bad rap, often seen as a bunch of eggheads asking questions that no one really cares about. In the Middle Ages,...

God’s Plan for Conjugal Love: A response to Cardinal Hollerich and the German Synodal Path

Jesus regularly challenged his followers, inviting them to put the kingdom first by denying themselves and taking up their cross. Jesus did not teach...

Relying on the mysterious gift of the Holy Spirit

Jesus makes a startling statement at the Last Supper: “It is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go...

Educating for what matters most

January 31 kicks off Catholic Schools Week, timed to coincide with the patron of Catholic education’s feast day, St. Thomas Aquinas, on January 27....

Monastic Wine on the Way of Charity 

How is wine related to charity? Although we may think of consuming wine as something simply pleasant and enjoyable, Jesus used it as an...

How Christmas changed the world — and still can today 

The world does not think like God. If we were to plan how to stage the most important moment in history, it might involve...

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