Why In-Person Education Is Essential

Why In-Person Education Is Essential

By Mary Stanford
Download PDF Just a few decades ago, any educational environment outside the context of a community of persons might be labeled a “correspondence course,” or an “online educational program.” If one’s educational experience were anything other than on-location, a...
St. Thomas Aquinas on the Five Remedies for Sorrow

St. Thomas Aquinas on the Five Remedies for Sorrow

By Matt Fradd
Download PDF No matter how good we have it, no matter how wealthy we are, or how many good friends we have, or even how holy we are, all of us will experience sorrow in this life. A couple of years into my marriage when my wife, newborn child, and I were living in...
The Godless Roots of Socialism

The Godless Roots of Socialism

By Catherine Ruth Pakaluk
Download PDF What is it about socialism? It seems that the arguments against it, no matter how finely tuned, have to be made over and over again in every generation.  It pops up in one nation faster than it can be put down in another. The sons of men who fought...
The Power of Festivity in Unfestive Times

The Power of Festivity in Unfestive Times

By Dr. Daniel McInerny
Download PDF You are very brave to sit down to read a piece by a philosopher on the theme of festivity.  We philosophers do not exactly have a reputation for spreading joy and the festive spirit. We can, in fact, be rather dull at parties, especially when we start...
The Lord’s Day: Reclaiming Sunday and Transforming the Culture

The Lord’s Day: Reclaiming Sunday and Transforming the Culture

By Cardinal Francis Arinze
Download PDF “The earth is the Lord’s and the fulness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein”, sings the psalmist in Psalm 24:1. In making the incisions on the Paschal Candle at the Easter Vigil initial ceremony, the celebrant solemnly proclaims: “Christ...
You Will Be My Witnesses

You Will Be My Witnesses

By Pope St. John Paul the Great
Download PDF The following text is from a recently discovered hand-written manuscript written by then-Cardinal Karol Wojtyła between 1965-1966. It was published in English for the first time in 2020. The future pope reflects on St. Paul’s sermon in Athens from Acts of...
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