2016

Augustine's Homiletic Meteorology

Augustine was a fantastic preacher. How do we know that? We get a glimpse of his popularity as a preacher from some of the asides that he addresses to his congregation. At the end of his “exposition” or sermon on Psalm 38, wh...

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Why Catholics Must Help Humanity to Not Forget the Holocaust

On Saturday, July 2, 2016, the world lost Elie Wiesel at the age of 87. Wiesel, who survived the Auschwitz concentration camp as a teenager, lost many of his family members during the Holocaust, in which over 6,000,000 Jews and other mar...

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The Folly of 'Mine'

“Mine.” It’s a word that parents of young children hear a lot. And it’s a sentiment that parenthood slowly chisels out of you—that false sense of being able to lay claim to things to which we’re attach...