Catholicism Makes Sense When the Human Condition Is United to It.

Thomas à Kempis once commented that the beginning of all evil temptations is incomplete inconstancy of the mind, and small confidence in God (Ch. 13, Imitation of Christ). The point he makes here is a simple one. Trust in God reduces the need for your mind to wander thus reducing the amount of opportunities for evil to seep in....

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Are Catholic Schools Unfair?

Are Catholic Schools Unfair? Nothing is more common than for men to think that because they are familiar with words they understand the ideas they stand for. Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman One of the most common complaints I’ve heard in my years as a Catholic high school principal was that the school I administered seemed...

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My Son’s Discernment and His Call for Confession

The art of daily discernment is a practice and a virtue that many of us tend to forget and at times ignore. By definition the act of discernment from the Latin meaning discernere means one’s ability to distinguish what is happening around them whether positive or negative and to move toward a sound resolution of the positive...

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