Walking confidently in darkness

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When you piece it all together, you’ll see that Mary, as quiet as she was, moved in significant ways — both before and after...

Elizabeth and the Commonweal

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England’s longest reigning monarch has been mourned, acclaimed, and properly buried. Although the airwaves were replete with solemn remembrances, wistful memories, and in-depth scrutiny...

‘Take comfort, My people’

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"Take comfort, my people” (Is 40:1) is a common enough phrase during the Advent season, but there is no reason why this divine directive...

The classroom writ large

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Three of my children are now parents, and they are to varying degrees intrigued with the Montessori philosophy of child rearing. While I didn’t...

A precarious balance

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Somewhere in our childhood, surely, we encountered the image of a trick rider, who managed to stand on the backs of two racing ponies...

A time for tears

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The Way of the Cross is a popular devotion during Lent, allowing us to plumb the depths of the Paschal Mystery. It is a...

Heaven is a personal encounter

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Quite recently, I happened across a catechetical video from quite a large Catholic apostolate which included a segment asking people about what they imagined...

Taking our rebirth seriously

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There is so much to take in over Christmastide, with all its feasts and images — not to mention the temporal responsibilities undergirding “the...

Tension without Tension

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The mother as a bridge between generations is as firm a sign of the Church as any that exists, for she is called to...

The tilt of the world

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Being older, I can confirm that the playgrounds of my childhood were somewhat less safe than those at present, and one encounter with a...

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