When Temptation Strikes

When Temptation Strikes

Written by: Patricia Everaert What do you do when temptation sneaks up on you, as it surely will? You’re probably prepared to head off a frontal assault, the obvious feints, the predictable ploys from the enemy. But what will you do when he sneaks past your defenses...
God’s Not Dead

God’s Not Dead

Written by: Mike McCann In a culture suffused with films that are both morally bankrupt and nihilistic, one is hard-pressed to find a film that is both morally upright and focuses on something higher than humanity’s primal urges. I had the pleasure of seeing an...
Comfortable Enough?

Comfortable Enough?

Written by: Patrick Sullivan On my ride home from EWTN I had possibly the worst seat on the plane. I was conveniently located beside the washroom, so that every time the door opened, I was sure to receive yet another breath of fresh air. The young woman who sat next...
Embracing Melancholy

Embracing Melancholy

Written by: Gregory Watson “Jesus wept.” (John 11:35) Ever since I converted to the Catholic faith ten years ago, I’ve had a very deep love for Lent.  Recently, a friend of mine admitted that she rather disliked this season of penitence, which prompted me to reflect...
Prayer Without Ceasing: How is it Possible?

Prayer Without Ceasing: How is it Possible?

Written by: Naomi Toms As the more frequent readers of this blog have no doubt noticed, my fellow blogger Mike McCann signs his posts with a beautiful phrase I thought should receive some attention – Pray without ceasing. Thank you, Mike, for reminding us in such a...

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