Guest Bloggers

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Aaron ― Brother and Spokesman for Moses

Then the LORD became angry with Moses and said: I know there is your brother, Aaron the Levite, who is a good speaker; even now he is on his way to meet you. He will speak to the people for you: he will be your spokesman, and you will be as God...

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Recommended Reading for the Catacombs

On my many travels giving talks on topics related to Christian literature, I am often asked why the Christian Literary Revival of the 19th and 20th centuries has come to an end. Why are there no writers of the caliber of Newman, Hopkins,...

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Make a Summer Joy List

Every summer we grab a legal pad and make a list. It’s a bucket-joy list of things we hope happen during the three months off, not because we want to Phineas and Ferb life, but because it’s fun to imagine what we might do. The odd thing is, if...

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Bible “Difficulties” Are No Disproof of Biblical Inspiration

An atheist mentioned Gleason Archer’s Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties and commented, “How could God’s word have ‘difficulties?’ What on earth was difficult about God’s revelation to mankind? I mean, he’s God, right?” This is shallow,...

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Why We Celebrate the Sacred Heart Each Year

Devotion to the Sacred Heart can be traced back to the Last Supper, when Jesus allowed John to rest his head upon his chest. In the 14th century, St. Gertrude had a similar grace. Jesus appeared to her on the feast day of St. John the Evangelist...

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London, the Sacred Heart and St. Claude de la Colombière

This article originally appeared June 8, 2018, at the Register.   Two years ago, and quite by accident, I saw St. Claude de la Colombière arrive back on the streets of London some 340 years after he had left them.  The occasion was the 2016...

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Thomas More Society Marks 20 Years of Fight for Lives and Freedom

At the front line of today’s increasing culture wars, the Thomas More Society (TMS) continues its relentless defense of faith and freedom after 20 years. The pro-life, religious liberty law firm named for St. Thomas More was founded in response...

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This is My New Favorite Children’s Book

My young children sometimes ask me what my favorite color is. I think they are somewhat disappointed when I often respond, “I am not experiencing a preference for any particular color at the moment.” The same goes for food, books, movies, etc. It...

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Dems Unite Over Taxpayer-Funded Abortion at PP Forum

Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the political arm of the nation’s largest abortion provider, hosted a “We Decide” forum Saturday where 20 of the 23 Democratic presidential hopefuls spoke about their positions on abortion. As the Register...

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Why Modesty in Dress (and Especially at Mass) is Important

Fr. Kevin Cusick requested recently via Twitter that women dress modestly for church (“please help the priest to protect the purity of men at holy Mass by choosing to dress modestly”) and was attacked viciously online by critics. I asked some...