Letters to the Editor: April 2023
The Body Is Not a Container for the Soul... The Moment of Decision... Calumnious Conclusions... Religion by Muscle Memory... Exasperatingly Incomplete... More Ups & Downs Than a Yo-YoREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: April 2023
Contrarian Credo... Daddy’s Warbucks... Big Blow to the Blow Biz... Iberian Exposure... iPrescience... Nine Going on 18... The Genetic Jackpot... and moreREAD ARTICLE
Miracles for Empiricists
Is it true that miracles no longer occur? Not according to the Catholic Church, which identifies new saints with verified miracles almost every year.READ ARTICLE
The Effect of Divine Grace on the Human Intellect
Man should learn through his natural powers and seek grace to strengthen his fallen intellect. Sanctity is about growing in truth and living in that truth.READ ARTICLE
Night Bus Across Baluchistan
For $333 I would receive “transportation by bus and double occupancy of a tent” on an escorted 60-day ride from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kathmandu, Nepal.READ ARTICLE
Our Future Foretold
Twice as many Hispanic Catholics do not attend Mass after the pandemic as before. Weren’t they the ones who were supposed to revive American Catholicism?READ ARTICLE
The Second Last Word
To die well means to place our physical concerns, however legitimate, within the broader context of the spiritual, which is infinitely more important.READ ARTICLE
The Eucharist & Eulogies: Are They Connected?
The evisceration of eucharistic theology leaves gaping holes in other parts of Catholic life and praxis.READ ARTICLE
Fr. Peter Gumpel, R.I.P.
He treated people with respect but was not afraid to challenge a superior. John Paul II said of Gumpel that at last someone had the courage to be honest with him.READ ARTICLE
Briefly Reviewed: April 2023
Partisans: The Conservative Revolutionaries Who Remade American Politics in the 1990s... Beheading Hydra: A Radical Plan for Christians in an Atheistic AgeREAD ARTICLE
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating