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"Take Nothing for the Journey"

Led by the Spirit

Unveiling Deception: Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

Shine Brightly

Is Thy Eye Evil, Because I am Good?

"Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry"

Faith in the Epistles of St. Paul

The Works of Mercy

Fr. Edward Looney Discusses the Biblical & Historical Roots of Mary and the Rosary.

The Message Goes Out

Vindicated by all Her Children

Be Moved

Luke 7:1-10

Righteous and Unrighteous Anger

Bearing the Good Fruit of Virtue

A Healing Reflection on the Song of Songs: Emerging from the Cleft in the Rock

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

Lift High the Cross

Can a Catholic Be a Stoic?

"Blessed Are They..."

Walk in Him

An Important Message for YOU Dictated by God the Father to Mother Eugenia Elisabetta Ravasio

The Charity of Fraternal Correction

The Son of Man Is Lord of the Sabbath

The Miracle of Mary

Called to Urgency

Rosary Campaign for Peaceful Homes: Preparing for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Ecce Homo!

Jesus Heals Through His Church

The Circus and Salvation

Natural Theology and Atheism

Do We Know Jesus?

Missio Dei talks to Tim Staples from Catholic Answers

Proselytism Revisited

The Scandal of Sacrifice

Gratitude for God's Gifts: The Parable of the Talents

Remaining Vigilant

Will You Be Saved?

Complaining and its Dangers

"Woe to You, Scribes and Pharisees"

We Need God to Save Us

When Self-Giving is One-Sided in a Sacramental Marriage

Are You Walking the Walk?

Peter Has Spoken!

The Example of Ruth

Justice Finds All

Put On the Armor of Light!

Crowned with Light

What Does it Mean to Love Your Brother?

My Testimony to the Profound Power of Eucharistic Adoration

The Kingdom of God is like...

Are Riches All That Bad?

Constant Struggle toward the Good

Don't Walk Away

Letter from the Editor: Book Release Tomorrow!

My Name is Great Among the Gentiles

"My Yoke Is Easy and My Burden Light"

By the Waters of Babylon: Hope in the Midst of Despair


To Forgive: Letting Go of the Hurt

The Older Brother Got It Wrong

The Dark Side of Abortion w/ Zachary King

Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe

Lord, Save Me

"Hold Your Eyes on God and Leave the Doing to Him."

Belief Beyond Believers

The Great Story

The Seed of Charity

The Power of Faith

Love’s Greatest Mystery

Courage and Persistence

Dealing with Heartbreak

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

St. Mary Major: A Visible Sign of the Universal Church

The Real Danger of Ouija Boards

Rise in Humility


All Could See His Face

What is Scripture?

700 Years - St. Thomas Aquinas' Legacy

Nurturing Faith

Divine Wisdom: The Pearl of Great Cost

“Mary Has Chosen the Better Part”

What Kind of Soil Will You Be?

Why Parables?

A Life of Abundance

Trampling Pride

Triplex Munera: The Offices of Priest, Prophet, and King in The Lord of the Rings

Jesus' Words to St. Gemma Galgani

Nulles Diabolus, Nulles Redemptor

The Apostle to the Apostles

Sine Dominico Non Possumus

Come to Me

Aristotle's Influence on Aquinas' Five Ways

Philippians 3:7-11

Give Yourself to God

The Divine Sower

Yoga isn’t an Exercise, it’s a Spiritual Practice

Super-Splendant Darkness: The Feast of St. Bonaventure

The Lily of the Mohawks

Seeing the Good


Catholic Social Justice and Transgender Ideology

The REAL Shepherd

Find Life and Restoration in Jesus

Watch Jonathon interview Exorcist Msgr. Rossetti discussing Demonic Possession & Spiritual Warfare.

Gentle and Humble of Heart

Fasting and Rejoicing with Christ

Abandon Yourself to Mercy!

Our Daily Bread: Food and Drink in the Apostolic Age

Difficult Stories

"Shiny Happy People" Not Only the Duggars

He Stood in Their Midst

The Sword of Division

Interview w/ Zachary King-Former Satanist Turned Catholic

Blood of Christ, Stream of Mercy, Save Us

“Lord, if you wish, You can make me clean.”

The Struggle & Hope

On the Biblical Bias of the 'Academic'

Descendants and Covenants

The Law and the Prophets: Choose Life

Struggle With Judging Others?

Error, Deadly Sin, And Christ-Chapter 3

The Fear of the Lord

St. John the Baptist and the Grace of Baptism

Is Sci-fi Showing us the Future?

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Just believe what Jesus said

The line is being drawn

I Desire Mercy

Quick! Hide!

We are Called to Love

The Harvest is Great but the Labourers are Few

“His Mother Kept All These Things in Her Heart”

Life and Liturgy

Yoked in Love

Filled with the Spirit

The Separation of Church and State & Religious Freedom

Poor Logic as a Main Environmental Cause of Mental Illness

The Letter and the Spirit

Being Who We Are Meant To Be

Apparitions in the Marian Age

Strive to be Blessed!

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Sweet Sacrament, We Thee Adore

Final Causality Shift as an Indicator of Intemperance

The Divinizing Power of Beauty

Taking St. Raphael's Advice

There Can Be Only One!

Faith Alone? Not by Tobit—It’s gotta go.

Hidden Within the Mystical Body: An Interview with the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles; Part II

Live with Heaven in Mind

A Personal Relationship

Hidden Within the Mystical Body: An Interview with the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles; Part I

“If They Persecuted Me, They will Persecute You.” -Jesus

Ask Fr. Chris a Question!

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Divine Authority: God's Power Shown Through Miracles

Trauma and Safety: How God Moves Within the Soul

Let Us Not Grow Tired!

On Being a Martyr with Justin

The Historical Development of the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Church

A Consecration to Mary

The Eternal Year

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's - "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich"

Invite Mary Into Your Life

Pentecost Sunday and the Sacrament of Confession

Sacred Tradition and the Spirit of Truth

Do You Love Me More Than These?

The Author of Truth

In Times of Loneliness, Look Up: A Mother's Day Reflection

The Community that God Gives to Us

Discipleship with the Mother of God

Judged By Our Own Judgments

Do You Really Want Peace?

In the Likeness of Men

"That Your Joy May Be Complete"

Movie Discussion on "The Fourth Wise Man" with Krzysztof Odyniec & Jonathon Fessenden

Never Stop Singing!

A Religion of Sacred Revelation; Not of the Book

My Father Was an Imperfect Man

Come, Holy Spirit!

Trusting Christ's Assurance

Comprehending God's Love

When Evil Surrounds Us.

The Force of Natural Law

The Pentecostal Promise of Easter

Our Lady of Fatima and Sacrificing for Poor Sinners

Error and Heresy

Leaving the Ninety-Nine

Remain in My Love, Keep My Commandments

Memorial of St. John of Avila, Doctor of the Church

How Taking Care of Your Body Cares for Your Soul:

Navigating My Way as a Single, Catholic, Millennial in the World Today

Every Saint Is Unique. What Saint Do You Look Up To?

No Man Cometh to the Father, but by Me

"Whatever You Ask in My Name, I Will Do"

Gethsemane and Catholic Masculinity

How Catholics Should View the Big Bang Theory

The Camino

Under the Surface

Catholic Movies Pt. 2 Podcast Episode

The Message Goes Out

How Do We Know He's the Messiah?

Discussing The Book of Job w/ Krzysztof Odyniec

Do You Know His Voice?

The Path to Darkness

I Am the Door

The Cup of Salvation and the Sacrament of Love

God’s Masterpiece

A Chase After the Wind?

Teaching with Authority

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Cause for Canonization (Part Three/Conclusion)

The Bread of Life

God’s Great Rescue Plan

Breaking the Silence on Abuse in the Convent

The Bread of Life

And Their Eyes Were Opened

Appetites with Logic

"Do Not Be Afraid"

Sagrada Família: Modernity Edified in Tradition

Showing Love in Action

Take Courage in the Lord

Train Your Soul & Body.

No More Jekyll and Hyde

God's Irony: Death Symbolizes Life

The Toxic Cut-Throat Culture of the Writing World

Have Questions or Concerns?

The Unforgivable Sin- Chapter 2

The Sacrament of Confession: Instrument of Divine Mercy

Our Witness to the Resurrection

Sexual Anthropology

Take the Plunge!

A Different Angle

Letting Go of the Past and Embracing God's Will

Wednesday in the Octave of Easter – The Road to Emmaus

To Love God with all Your Heart

Becoming a Neighborhood Missionary

Follow the Lord

Christ My Hope is Arisen

The New Passover

Letter from Rome

Lumen Christi: The Light of Christ

Where Is Lazarus?

Behold the Wood of the Cross - What Love Looks Like

Catholic Priests Are People Too

Do This in Remembrance of Me

Darkness and Mercy: The History of Allegri's Miserere

Judas' Betrayal

Wednesday of Holy Week - Judas' Betrayal

Without Reservation, Love

In the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist

Generosity and Selflessness

The Eucharistic Heart of Holy Week

God’s Place in Our Hearts

"I want to evangelize but don't know how"

On Mission


Book Review: A Sign of Contradiction by Karol Wojtyla

The TRUTH Will Set You Free

Jesus, Son of the Living God

Christian Herbal Medicine: Herbal Medicine in Protestant England

“Has no one condemned you?” “No one, sir.”

Sacred Scripture and Mosaic Authorship: Fact or Fiction?

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

The Incarnation and Calvary

The Face of Christ as the Son of God

Don’t Box Me In!

Can You Hear His Voice?

My Most Grievous Fault

Book of Signs, Book of Glory

Which Water Heals?

The Sanctification of King Lear

Joseph Trusted God's Will

Not as Man Sees does God See

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Praying with Humility

Let Nothing Get in the Way of Love

Who Do We Serve?


The Fight for Truth

Misunderstanding Forgiveness

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Cause for Canonization (Part Two)

Don't Overlook the Lord

Saying Goodbye to a Toxic Friendship

In Spirit and Truth

Do You Long for Happiness or Joy

Spiritual Joy: A Lesson from the Prodigal Son

By Their Fruits, You Will Know Them

To Suffer like Lazarus

Christian Herbal Medicine: Paracelsus - The Rebel

My Chalice You Will Drink

Who Is Seeking Honour, Lord?

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Cause for Canonization (Part One)

Don’t judge. Always forgive. Be merciful. And LOVE!

No Resurrection Without the Cross

A Marian Lent

We Need to Come Back to Mass Now

Reconciling with God in Our Parish Community

Heaven & Hell: C.S. Lewis & "The Great Divorce"

Refuge in the Lord

Lent and Spiritual Renewal

A Template for Prayer

Should We have Liturgy Wars?

Difference Between Routine and Virtue

Care for Jesus by Caring for Others

Vade Retro, Satana!

Divine Physician

How Narrow is the Gate

Our Lenten Quest

Take Up Your Cross

Enduring the Desert

Unto Dust Thou Shalt Return

Welcoming the Child as Jesus Does

Saint Hildegard von Bingen, Herbalist and Doctor of the Church - part 2

What happened when the disciples failed to pray...

Be Set Apart for God

The Sweetness of the Cross

Make Your Face Shine Upon Us

Winning Last Place

Suffering Our Way to Heaven

Catholic Reflections on Revival

Lead Me, Lord

Cultivating Faith Over Doubt

Why Did You Doubt?

Falling From Error

That Which He Shall Choose Shall Be Given Him

Trusting in God's Power

Pick Up your Cross and Follow Me

A Heart for Others

It is not Good for the Man to be Alone.

A History & Tour of St. Dominic's Catholic Church

Two Trees

On Original Sin

Footnotes: On Augustinian Original Sin

Called Out

Christian Herbal Medicine

Lean on Your Lord

Let Your Light Shine Before Men

Verdant Pastures: Christ the Good Shepherd

I'm a Millennial Catholic - Here to Stay


Be Patient. Our Lord Comes…

Lully, Lullay: The History of Coventry Carol

Faith and Reason

The Woman with the Hemorrhage

Saint Hildegard von Bingen, Herbalist and Doctor of the Church - part 1

Jesus Can Deliver You

Blessed are the Cursed

"Nothing but You, Lord"

God, the Good and True Farmer

A Light For Others

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle

What Is Family Anyway?

Teens: Are You Having a Hard Time with Mass?

Trust and Be Free

Do Penance, for the Kingdom of Heaven is At Hand!

The Feast of St. Agnes

The Seven Sorrows of St. Joseph

Will you Climb the Heights?

Christ Our Advocate

Restoring the Catholic in Catholic Schools

Call and Response

A New Year's Reflection: A Father's Love

Is Catholicism 'Faith in a Box'?

When You're Feeling Stuck

Behold the Lamb of God

Christ Came to Call Sinners

A Personal "Thank you!" To Pope Benedict XVI

The Child Before You

Breaking the Chains

Spiritually Adopt A Catholic Priest

Sights and Sounds of the Desert Prayer

Evil Spirits and Jesus

The Pope Who Loved Mozart: In Memory of Pope Benedict XVI

Jesus Opened Heaven for You

The Epiphany to the Gentiles

The Epiphany of the Wedding at Cana

Living in the Greatness of Soul

Interview with writer Rachel Cecilia Stella on No Eucharistic Revival without Contrition for 2020

Willing The Good of Our Neighbor

Behold, the Lamb of God

St. Thomas Aquinas and William Paley on Intelligent Design

We must remain in the Church—Always.

Make Straight the Way of the Lord

The Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God