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Mayweather, McGregor, and the Martial Way

Today, Jared Zimmerer discusses the growth of mixed martial arts as entertainment and points out that modernity, in secularizing everything, has also effected the way we view martial arts.

Foster the People’s ‘Sacred Hearts Club’: A Summery Cocktail with a Twist of Faith

Scanning headlines full of hatred, confusion, and fear, the group just wanted "to make something joyful." Matt Becklo explains.

What Men Fear Most

What do pornography and dwindling vocations both suggest about men's greatest fear? Father Damian Ference, who works closely with young men in high school and the seminary, shares his observations.

Mary's Assumption and Human Dignity

As we celebrate the Assumption of Our Lady, Fr. Billy Swan offers a reflection on why this dogma has profound consequences on our understanding of human dignity.

How St. Maximillian Kolbe Led People into Relationship with God

The great martyr, St. Maximillian Kolbe, was an effective evangelist and preacher of the Gospel. Today, Ricky Jones offers a few of the reasons he was so profoundly effective.

St. Clare and the Priority of Christ

Today, Father Steve offers a reflection for the Feast of St. Clare of Assisi, a contemporary and friend of St. Francis who conformed herself to a life of voluntary poverty for the service of Christ.

Faith Goes Public

How comfortable are we in proclaiming the Gospel in public? Dr. Tom Neal explains why we so often find ourselves in moments of fear in our evangelistic moments, yet we are all called to proclaim the Truth in love!

The Courage of St. Edith Stein

Today the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Edith Stein, one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century, a convert to Catholicism, a nun, and a martyr. Today, we offer an excerpt from Bishop Barron's book, Catholicism, on the spirit of St. Edith.

What Having a Ton of Kids Has Taught Me

Jared Zimmerer and his wife are expecting a sixth child! Today, Jared offers some thoughts about what having so many children has taught him about finding the extraordinary within the ordinary.

For Me, Becoming Christian Meant Becoming Catholic

Today, Fredric Heidemann offers his story and reasons as to why, when he decided to become a Christian, the Catholic Church was the only Church that made sense to convert to.