Brian McMichael of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend suggests that the pastoral rites for the dead are an occasion for practicing the virtue of hope.
Timothy P. O'Malley offers a way to get ready for the season of Advent. Forget heading to the malls with the crowds on Black Friday and instead set up a Nativity Set.
Sami Burr learns to encounter Jesus Christ in Lectio Divina as a teacher. The teacher isn't just facilitating an activity. The teacher must also pray.
Alex White on how the theology teacher can't be complacent as an educator. The theology teacher is to teach as if the kingdom of God itself has come.
Samantha Burr on the importance of theological education in becoming a good theology teacher. You can't know method alone. You have to know the subject.
Renee Roden reviews a talk by Donna Frietas at the University of Notre Dame on the hook-up culture at Catholic universities.
What happens when a pilgrimage becomes an urgent question? Leonard DeLorenzo thinks about this after his recent pilgrimage to Malta with Notre Dame.
Msgr. Timothy Verdon, Canon of Florence Cathedral (i.e. "the Duomo), speaks on sacred architecture and the liturgy as Christianity's great work of art.
What does a Christian do in a election when faced with a difficult decision? Renee Roden on Rodrigues' decision in Silence as a way of forming consciences.
Abbot Austin Murphy of St. Procopius Abbey preaches on the sin of placing too much hope in the promises of politics. We have a different hope.
On this feast of All Saints Day, we remember that the saints present to us a politics of praise that are the ultimate vocation of the human being.