Carrie Gress

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John Was Not the Light, But Came to Testify to the Light

Many years ago, my brother Jay was in Rome and found lodging in the bell tower of the monastery of Santa Sabina, the heart of the Dominican order. Out the tower window was ledge overlooking a spectacular view of the eternal city high up on the...

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Are We Witnessing the Battle Involving an Antimary and an Antichrist?

Several months ago, I raised the question as to whether our age is marked by an antimary movement seen in progressive feminism. If there is such a thing as an antimary, what would it look like, I asked: Well, these women would not value...

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Fatima's Urgent Message: Pick Up Your Rosary and Pray

With the 100-year-anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions at Fatima quickly approaching, many are wondering if it will be more than a simple anniversary, but that it might be connected to the world events we are watching unfold. The Fatima story is...

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Here is the Key to Living the Marian Option

How can Christians best deal with post-Christian America? Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option is a book-long answer to that question. Dreher’s take is that St. Benedict offers a model that Christians can adopt to preserve their faith and culture in...

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The Hidden Connection Between Mary and Divine Mercy

For many years I’ve marveled about the “coincidence” of three highly influential saints living in Krakow at roughly the same moment in history: St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Maximilian Kolbe, and Pope St. John Paul II. George Weigel has pointed out...

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The Beauty of Women Will Save the World

There is a well-known Dostoevsky trope that says, “beauty will save the world.” The famous Russian is usually taken to mean the beauty found in the material arts. Music, architecture, and sculpture are rightfully being plumbed for their...

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Tucker Carlson Schools Planned Parenthood VP in the Art of Plain English

  You have to hand it to Planned Parenthood: No matter how far science advances or how precise ultrasounds become, they are wholly committed to Latin. Like a dog with a bone, you cannot shake the Latin word fetus from their talking...

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The Hidden Legacy of Michael Novak (1933-2017)

Michael Novak, theologian, author, professor, Templeton Prize winner, and former ambassador, died Feb. 17, surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer at the age of 83. As the tributes to Michael Novak pour in from around the world,...

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Finding Mary’s Way in Every Sorrow and Struggle

Every mother knows that raising children takes just about everything you’ve got. Author and theologian, Judy Landrieu Klein, has a new book to help make all these trials and struggles not just something to get through, but a real avenue for...

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If There is an Antichrist, What About an Antimary?

While researching my latest book, The Marian Option: God’s Solution to a Civilization in Crisis (Tan Books, May 2017), I was struck by a new theological concept. I kept running across the notion that Mary is the New Eve—an idea that goes back to...