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Why So Serious?

The wise man knows that the last thing our souls need in the face of doom is more seriousness.

Marriage: The Real Presence

Marriage is a covenant “yes” to Christ, whose Spirit desires to be the bonding force of the spouses’ one flesh, one mind, one heart, and one spirit.

Does Modern Secularism Have a Memory Problem?

The modern secularist has to face some uncomfortable facts of history.

Advent Reading Recommendations from the Word on Fire Team

As the days get shorter, Bishop Barron’s team offers suggested Advent readings to bring on the light.

The Challenge of Being a Christian

Heart work and head work are hard work.

Joe Rogan, GSP, and Free Will

When Joe Rogan interviewed mixed martial artist Georges St-Pierre (GSP), the two had a fascinating—but problematic—discussion about consciousness.

Embracing Reality as Given

Training your body and mastering your eating habits can have a profound affect on your spiritual life.

Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

God has become the temple, the altar, the priest, and the sacrifice.

The Fury and Glory of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Elizabeth of the Trinity battled her own nature in order to disappear into Christ.

Contemplating Beauty in Music

The music of “Ave Maria…Virgo Serena” illuminates the meaning of the sacred text.