Civic Responsibility and the Freedom of Religion

Civic Responsibility Freedom (in temporal affairs) Truth (Holy Intransigence) and Charity (Holy Tolerance) Pursuing the Political Common Good Our Civic and Political Obligation One Party Politics A Voter’s Guide: Do We Need One? Choose a Spouse… a Parent Voter’s...

Returning to Sunday Obligation

Returning to Sunday Obligation On the First Sunday of Advent, the dispensation from obligation to attend Mass on Sunday will be lifted in the Archdiocese of Chicago. While many people have returned to regular Sunday Mass attendance—our numbers at St. Mary of the...

Meek Toward the Human Body 

Meek Toward the Human BodyRespecting human life means also respecting the body, temple of God’s gift of life and of the Holy Spirit. Meekness towards our body means giving it proper nutrition and care—as we would any gift from someone we loved and respected—and...

Mass is The Re-Presentation of Christ’s Life 

Mass: The Re-Presentation of Christ’s Life Let us continue to deepen our Eucharistic Amazement and Revival, as the U.S. bishops are encouraging us to do, deepening our understanding of the Mass and its parts. The Holy Mass is a sacrament of Christ’s love for us, of...