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The Natural Law is Written and Engraved on Your Soul

Have you ever had the experience of reading a book and wished for the life of you that you had a chance to ask the author a few key questions about that book? It happened to me recently and on a very important subject, the natural law. Before I...

Why Support Catholic Media?

For the past three days, I’ve been at the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumberg, Illinois for the combined Catholic Writers Guild Live! Conference/Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show. This is the 21st year of...

The EWTN Pilgrims are on Day 4 of the Camino

The crunch of gravel and the pounding of the pavement met our ears as our weary feet hit the trail early this morning. The cool darkness surrounded us like a cloud as we tried to kick our aching legs into gear. We are on the fourth day of our...

Papal Envoy to Consecrate New Cathedral Named for Mother Teresa

On July 15, 2017, the Press Office of the Holy See announced that Pope Francis has appointed His Eminence Albanian Cardinal Monsignor Ernest Simoni as his special envoy to consecrate the new St. Teresa of Calcutta Cathedral in Pristina, Apostolic...

Saying Goodbye to a Man For All Seasons, Game of Thrones is Filth, "Bridge", and More!

Saying Goodbye to a Man For All Seasons – Joan Lewis, Joan’s Rome Game of Thrones is Filth – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic

Tis the Year for Fatima Reading: 2 New Books, a Classic, and a Bonus

’Tis the year for Fatima reading, and with good reason! It’s no small thing that 100 years ago, Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children in Portugal. And in 100 years, we have had plenty of time to digest this. There are plenty of books,...

How to Bring the “Teen Kindness Protocol” to Your Family

There are countless articles out there on the internet for dealing with teenagers. Talk to them. Listen to them. Set boundaries. Discuss consequences. Remember to respect their ever-growing maturity. Choose your battles. Invite over their...

“The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves”

It's the most-quoted Bible verse that isn't actually in the Bible! My theory is that it likely originated from typically American pragmatism: the outlook that “what works is right” and (more generally); the can-do, self-reliant,...

An Effective Weapon to Reach Pro-Abortion Advocates

Get your rosary off my ovaries! It’s my body! Tell your Church to worry about their own problems—they’ve got enough of them. Pro-lifers have heard this and more. Do you ignore them? Do you educate them on the Church or about the sacredness of...

James Joyce, John Senior, and the Quest for Realism; The Blessing of Catholic Friends; and More!

James Joyce, John Senior, and the Quest for Realism – R. Jared Staudt, Crisis Magazine How Graduates can Thrive, According to One Catholic Entrepreneur