God Only Helps Whom?

Have you ever heard the story of the man who prayed that God would save him in a flood? He stood on top of his

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A Feast of Catholic Learning

I just returned from a retreat for Catholic educators sponsored by the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (ICLE) and hosted by St. Agatha Academy of Winchester, KY. Thirteen of

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Good Friday and the Two Mobs

In the days leading up to Good Friday, Jesus was encountered by two different kinds of mobs that had entirely different responses to him and

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Contraception at Villanova

There seems to be a case of the “gimmie-gimmies” going around. While the First Amendment is essentially on trial before the Supreme Court, a student group

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Catechism: You Don’t Know Squat

It’s really too bad that while the legal profession mandates continuing education for its members to maintain their licenses, the Catholic Church won’t revoke a

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Edith Stein on Living Fully in the Present

Edith Stein was an admirer of St. Thomas Aquinas, and like Aquinas, she understood that words mean things, but they do not always mean them unambiguously. President Bill Clinton, for example, testified that what he

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Talking White Trash

  People of a certain age ought to remember the routine that made comedian Jeff Foxworthy a household name. And I’ll give just one example:

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When Did Jesus Know He was God?

Little is known about the time between our LORD’s birth in Bethlehem and the Wedding at Cana where he began his public mission. So the question of when Jesus in his

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