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I Confess

I now receive Communion in my hand, after wanting to switch from receiving on the tongue for many years, for several reasons.

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We’re Meant to Remember

Varden offers meditations on six biblical commands to remember, from “Remember that you are dust” to “Do this in memory of Me.”

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The Things They Auctioned

In our striving, we men have decided to separate in function things we have found functioning together in “nature,” in “the way things are.”

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Nigerian priest makes plea for attention to persecution

About 1,000 Christians were killed in 2019; 6,000 since 2015

Vatican authorizes 85 scholars to probe Pius XII archives

Access begins March 2nd of materials from 1939-1958

Cdl. Hummes advises bishops on awaited Amazon doc

Gives advance PR 'suggestions' before media coverage

Founder of Protestant movement returns to the Church

India-based group has 2M followers in 30 countries

Australia committee to present reform plan to bishops

Which gives much financial, managerial control to laity

Wave of women's monastery closures hits Italy hard

Due to crisis of vocations and new Vatican-led policies

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Nigerian priest makes plea for attention to persecution

About 1,000 Christians were killed in 2019; 6,000 since 2015

Vatican authorizes 85 scholars to probe Pius XII archives

Access begins March 2nd of materials from 1939-1958

Cdl. Hummes advises bishops on awaited Amazon doc

Gives advance PR 'suggestions' before media coverage

Founder of Protestant movement returns to the Church

India-based group has 2M followers in 30 countries

Australia committee to present reform plan to bishops

Which gives much financial, managerial control to laity

Wave of women's monastery closures hits Italy hard

Due to crisis of vocations and new Vatican-led policies

VIEW ARCHIVE

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The Brass Bowl

By Richard DellOrfano
January 11th 2020 6:13 PM

Some years ago I visited the Fleet Space Theatre in Balboa Park where an exhibit in its science museum seemed to fascinate a crowd of…

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On Measurement Muddles

By James Hanink
January 6th 2020 10:47 PM

Ah, the things we ask! When we’re running late, as often we are, we ask what time it is. When something goes missing, as it…

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Bogart's Hug

By Richard DellOrfano
January 6th 2020 10:39 PM

Jack, a member of our writing group, invited us to an appetizer party one afternoon after Christmas. On arriving, I rang the doorbell but heard…

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Front & Center

I Confess

I now receive Communion in my hand, after wanting to switch from receiving on the tongue for many years, for several reasons.

READ ARTICLE
We’re Meant to Remember

Varden offers meditations on six biblical commands to remember, from “Remember that you are dust” to “Do this in memory of Me.”

READ ARTICLE
The Things They Auctioned

In our striving, we men have decided to separate in function things we have found functioning together in “nature,” in “the way things are.”

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Nigerian priest makes plea for attention to persecution

About 1,000 Christians were killed in 2019; 6,000 since 2015

Vatican authorizes 85 scholars to probe Pius XII archives

Access begins March 2nd of materials from 1939-1958

Cdl. Hummes advises bishops on awaited Amazon doc

Gives advance PR 'suggestions' before media coverage

Founder of Protestant movement returns to the Church

India-based group has 2M followers in 30 countries

Australia committee to present reform plan to bishops

Which gives much financial, managerial control to laity

Wave of women's monastery closures hits Italy hard

Due to crisis of vocations and new Vatican-led policies

VIEW ARCHIVE
Nigerian priest makes plea for attention to persecution

About 1,000 Christians were killed in 2019; 6,000 since 2015

Vatican authorizes 85 scholars to probe Pius XII archives

Access begins March 2nd of materials from 1939-1958

Cdl. Hummes advises bishops on awaited Amazon doc

Gives advance PR 'suggestions' before media coverage

Founder of Protestant movement returns to the Church

India-based group has 2M followers in 30 countries

Australia committee to present reform plan to bishops

Which gives much financial, managerial control to laity

Wave of women's monastery closures hits Italy hard

Due to crisis of vocations and new Vatican-led policies

VIEW ARCHIVE

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The Brass Bowl

January 11th 2020 6:13 PM

Some years ago I visited the Fleet Space Theatre in Balboa Park where an exhibit in its science museum seemed…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

On Measurement Muddles

January 6th 2020 10:47 PM

Ah, the things we ask! When we’re running late, as often we are, we ask what time it is. When…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Bogart's Hug

January 6th 2020 10:39 PM

Jack, a member of our writing group, invited us to an appetizer party one afternoon after Christmas. On arriving, I…

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From the NOR Dossiers
Biotechnology & Posthumanism

On Man’s Many Attempts to “Kill Death”… Breaking the Species Barrier… Human Alienation & Our Biotech Future… and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Political Correctness

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being... The Fraudsters of Islamophobia... Don't Call It 'Adultery,' Call It 'Loving More'... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
America: History, Culture & Politics

Losing Our Religion… American Libidocracy… Twilight of the Idols… The Most Segregated Hour… This Land is Not Our Land… and more

VIEW DOSSIER

Stand up and defend your faith.

Culture is shifting, but you can count on The New Oxford Review for an unwavering Catholic point of view. The message of the Church is easily muddled in today’s increasingly hostile, secular culture. We understand what’s coming at you, and we have articles and resources to help you defend your faith and grow in your understanding of Catholic teachings.

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