Is my problem psychological or spiritual? (Hint: It’s probably both)

As a Catholic psychologist, I have found that secular people resist the idea of their problems being spiritual, while Christians often resist the possibility that our problems are psychological. Why […]


Religious freedom: bleached, blanched, and rinsed out

Father Richard John Neuhaus put two Big Ideas into play in American public life. The first was that the pro-life movement (of which Neuhaus was an intellectual leader) was the […]

Q&A: Fostering ‘wonder and awe’ at Blessed Miguel Pro Academy

The mission of Catholic education extends far beyond academic formation. With a foundation rooted firmly in the truth of the Gospel, Catholic schools are tasked with forming the hearts, bodies, […]


Christ at the center of the Council

Conversations with Father Robert Imbelli have been a great blessing in recent years. I have rarely met a more even-tempered and gracious man: a true churchman who, in retirement after […]

St. Raphael’s to host first annual Hope and Healing conference

For more than a decade, St. Raphael Counseling Center has worked hard to help thousands of people and restore families and parish communities through counseling and mental health services. In […]


God is in the details

I think it’s safe to say that people have been a little on edge lately. We see it in the macro, in the chaos that has been spilling out into […]


Art illumines the story of faith

A story in its most basic form conveys a narrative with a beginning, a middle and an end. It wouldn’t be a good story unless it also had heroes and […]


Why we are where we are

By early March 1865, more than a million Americans had killed or wounded each other in civil war; the killing, wounding, and maiming continued for another month or so. Yet […]

Q&A: Colorado voters urged to vote ‘Yes on Prop 115’ to end late-term abortion

“I urge all Catholics to get involved in this effort!” Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of the Archdiocese of Denver has written. Proposition 115 (formerly known as Initiative 120) would ban […]


Livestream the World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass Sept. 27

Due to the numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis has decided to dedicate the World Day of Migrants and Refugees to the “the drama experienced by internally […]

Movie review: Fatima a hopeful film for today’s world

In 1917, near the end of World War I and just before the Spanish Influenza pandemic, something miraculous happened in the quaint little city of Fatima, Portugal. This miracle and […]

‘Behold, the Lamb of God’: Liturgy of the Eucharist

This article is the fourth in a series to help the faithful experience Mass in a deeper way than ever before. Click the links below to read the other parts, […]