Man down: The crisis of Catholic men and what to do about it

0
Some memories are so vivid that you can almost taste them. My memories of my maternal grandfather are like that for me: the sight...

The foxes and the henhouse

0
Probably the biggest bioethics story of 2019 involved Dr. Jankui He (known to his associates as “JK”), a Chinese scientist who employed a new...

Repairers of a House Divided

It is a providential occurrence that the inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th President of the United States is taking place during the...

Imitating Ignatius as he imitated Francis and Dominic

0
The most memorable Christmas present I’ve received was not from Santa during my infancy or sneakers, sports equipment or gadgets from my folks during...

Godparents as guides to holiness

0
On October 16, the New York Times ran an article on how the Archdiocese of Catania, Sicily, had prohibited godparents or sponsors for the...

Bishop Stang shapes life of campus minister

0
Just about 20 years ago I was working two part time jobs. I was a  campus minister at a church in Rhode Island and...

The truth trap

0
Editor’s note: The Anchor would like to welcome Oscar Rivera Jr. to its family of columnists. His entries will routinely appear on this youth...

The Eucharistic shape of Cardinal Van Tuan’s holy and heroic life

0
One of the greatest privileges of my life was to get to know, during my seminary years in Rome, the Venerable Cardinal Francis-Xavier Nguyen...

Happy Birthday Jesus

0
We were praying the Rosary. Sister Claire announced the Nativity as “Happy Birthday Jesus.” After we completed the Rosary, I gently suggested perhaps one...

Preparing for an atypical Holy Week

This Lent has been one few of us will ever forget. On Ash Wednesday, we were marked with ashes and reminded that we are dust and unto dust we shall...

Articles