Thomas, Joseph, and Augustine

As it is the year of St. Joseph, we are all trying to get to know this great self-effacing saint better. But we modern Catholics are very susceptible to projecting our own conflicts and ambivalences onto the saints. Certainly, it’s a great spiritual exercise to place...

Discuss the Great Books Online: for College Credit

There are many excellent Catholic brick-and-mortar colleges these days, and several good online programs. Nonetheless, few students discover the tremendous heritage of Western civilization, and, for various reasons, only a tiny percentage of all Catholics will attend...

Mother of God, Queen of Heaven

In 1858 Our Lady appeared to Bernadette Soubirous, a young girl in Lourdes, France. Our Lady called herself the Immaculate Conception. One year later Our Lady appeared to Adele Brise, a young woman in Champion, Wisconsin, and called herself the Queen of Heaven. Both...