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by Matthew Floro The bus slowly chugged its way through the verdant landscape of the Adirondack mountain ranges. I looked down at my clean polo and khaki trousers not really …

I feel a sharp prick in my hand and I awake at once.  As my eyes go in and out of focus I see what seems to be the top …

The other day I encountered a question which couldn’t be ignored. I usually don’t answer in Quora but this time something inside me made me write an answer. Here’s the …

St Peter’s Basilica is a treasure trove of amazing things, but an interesting artifact tops many of the lists of must-sees: a 6 six foot wide circular slab of marble, …

It is 5:37 pm, and I have very few minutes left if I want to be on time. This is my daily meeting and I don’t want to miss it. …

Hi world. So, my name is Alex. I’ve was in prison for 24 years. I can’t say the name of the place because it’s top secret information but I was …

“Cuando el relativismo moral se absolutiza en nombre de la tolerancia, los derechos básicos se relativizan y se abre la puerta al totalitarismo.” – J. Ratzinger. Es absurdo. El libro …

An untidy reflection on Romans 12 Discernment is not like job searching. “What am I fit for?” or “What would I like to do with my life or in this …

by Matthew Floro Although I never was allowed to have a toy gun of my own, toy soldiers cluttered my room, and my feet would hurt from stepping on them. …

A Prayer for the Feast of the Presentation Now let your servant go in peace, for I have seen… I have seen!  Simeon had waited his whole life for this …

Continuing our thoughts on beauty in art and in nature, I’d like to share with you a second parable: A father had two sons, both about five or six years …

One of the most faith-shaking experiences for a believer is when God plugs his ears. We are in trouble and need help; we turn to God full of trust with …

When we ask if art could possibly be more beautiful than nature, our tendency is to at once deny it.  Isn’t creation much more important and beautiful than anything man …

por Lázaro García El título original está tomado del comentario francés de Maritain. La ciencia es un enigma. Comte y su lirismo pretenden explicar el mundo a través del enfoque …

A previous article dealt with defining what a Christian is by means of a reflection on Romans 13:14. St. Paul urges them to become more like Christ. Christians are called to reproduce in …

by Jason Sprinkhuysen Christmas music poured out joyously from the kitchen, a sure sign that Molly didn’t expect me home yet. Up the stairs and past Shu’s room I tiptoed …

by Jason Sprinkhuysen As if finding out that Santa didn’t really exist wasn’t already enough to ruin a little kid’s Christmas, next year things were even worse. There was no …

My son was born on December 9, 1999.  We called him Peter.  And what joy his life brought to Anna and me!  On Christmas Eve our parish priest baptized him—so …

by Jason Sprinkhuysen The first sign that Christmas was on its way was the appearance of the Flintstones on our front lawn. I am not sure exactly what had made …

The line is not moving at all, it is cold, and I hardly know what I am doing here. Finally I find a seat and try as best as I …

Falling down a mountain is scary. Falling off of a seven man crew that is carrying a tree trunk up that mountain, is downright terrifying. There I was, on a …

Who are you? Those looking up at you shout taunts about saving yourself, about some power you are supposed to have. And the placard above you names you king—my king. …

Sydney Carton had no future as a lawyer. This was a point he had made many times, both to himself and to those who marveled at such talent gone to …

dedicated to my kid brother Why are you here? Where have you come from? I don’t know you, or at least I don’t recognize your face. I didn’t plan to …

If you could send an text message back ten years to yourself, what would write? This question has been roaming my head for a couple days now. At first, I …

Why are Christ’s followers called Christians? It’s not the same reason why we call those who conform to Buddha’s teachings Buddhists, those who act according to Marx’s doctrine Marxists, and …

Three of my cousins will soon become mothers. For two of them, it’s the first time. One of them could even risk her life: a risk she would be willing …

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