A House Divided

In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus recounts all of his exploits to the Phaeacians before his final journey home. One of the more memorable moments from this

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loneliness

Loneliness Can Kill You

Some of us may be old enough to remember the opening line of Elvis Presley’s song, “Are you lonesome tonight…?” As it turns out, a

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jesus, sad, perplexed

The False Faces of Compassion

Both the modern culture and the Church have very clear ideas of what it means to be compassionate. Compassion is usually equated with gentleness, sweetness,

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Know Thyself: Part I

In last month’s column I set the stage for a series of columns analyzing and explaining the constitution of human nature from a Catholic philosophical

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relationship

What is Man?

In Matthew’s Gospel Jesus tells His disciples that He did not come to bring peace but, rather, the sword (Mt. 10:34). He tells the apostles

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