Lavender Bishops versus “Lions of the Church”

Lavender Bishops and Cardinals What in the world are lavender bishops and cardinals doing in the Catholic Church? Trying to hide for one thing.  Some hide well, and in plain sight.  Others, not so well.  As I reviewed U.S. Catholic prelates’ history in the 20th century, it was easy to find the likes of Cardinal … Read more

The Blood of Murdered Unborn Children

By Bishop Athanasius Schneider Anti-Christian world powers that promote the culture of death are seeking to impose on the world’s population an implicit — though remote and passive — collaboration with abortion. Such remote collaboration, in itself, is also an evil because of the extraordinary historical circumstances in which these same world powers are promoting … Read more

Be Like Athanasius!

Saint Athanasius of Alexandria Saint Athanasius of Alexandria (born c. 296, died 2 May, 373), bishop and confessor, is a doctor of the Church.  Athanasius was the greatest champion of Catholic belief on the subject of the Incarnation that the Church has ever known and in his lifetime earned the characteristic title of “Father of … Read more

The Dead Theologians Society

By Meghan Ferrara Catholics say we believe in “the communion of saints.” But in the last 50 years, most young Catholics have learned almost nothing about our saints.  Enter The Dead Theologians Society, founded by youth minister Eddie Cotter, Jr  in 1997; since then the Society has been implemented in over 550 parishes and schools … Read more

Catholics at the End of the Earth

Evan Wing One topic which has always fascinated me is the propagation of the Catholic faith in remote, isolated, or otherwise difficult-to-reach areas. Recently I’ve been researching the history of the Catholic Church in Greenland. Christianity came to Greenland in the 11th century, with the Norse colonists being some of the last of their folk … Read more

A Dead Thing Goes With the Stream

Reflections on Starting Up a Winning Catholic High School By Natasa Zambelli-Wilkie Dale Ahlquist is all things Chesterton. Not only is he is an author, public speaker, Evangelical convert to Catholicism, and Catholic apologist, he has written, edited, or contributed to more than fifteen books on G. K. Chesterton. Dale is also the co-founder of … Read more

Stephanie Jones’ Diary: Victim, Complex

So here’s the surprising, paradoxical truth that I’ve come to know: I’m not a victim.  Christ has conquered death once and for all. I am owed nothing. The air filling my lungs, every breath, a gift I could never merit. The Spirit filling my depths… this gratitude for God, may it never leave me. May … Read more

Shall We Dance?

A Catholic Ball in Chicago by Meghan Ferrara and Evan Wing Lovely ladies in elegant Ball gowns. Handsome gentlemen in formal wear. A waltz under a crystal chandelier. No, it wasn’t a scene from Downton Abbey. It was very real, this summer, in Chicago. A gala Ball at the stunning Preston Bradley Hall was hosted … Read more

The Hiddenness of Holywell

English Catholics Return to a Medieval Well of Healing Photos by Michael Durnan and Emily Prest Its origins lost in the mists of time, St Winefride’s Well in Wales echoes with the magical timbre of ancient Christianity. Continually visited since the 600’s, the Holywell is one of the few locations mentioned by name in the … Read more