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Taking the Place of the Skull

Br. Paul Clarke, O.P. offers a reflection on Christ's victory over the powers of death, which he accomplished eternally on the cross.

Lessons from the Rabbi on the Cross

On the hill at Golgotha, what the first-century Jews saw is what is before our eyes, still: the rabbi on the cross, an immortal Beauty meant to save the world. Today, Elizabeth Scalia reflects upon the lessons of Christ's crucifixion and bids us to ponder the ways we ought to internalize them.

Scorsese, Springsteen, and the Sacrifice of Celibacy

Did Jesus ever experience the God-given and natural desire for a wife and children? Today, Fr. Damian Ference offers a reflection on the supernatural call to celibacy through the lens of the Garden of Gethsemane.

The One Thing You Need to Enter the Mysteries of Holy Week

To prepare ourselves for the coming mysteries of Holy Week, and to appreciate their meaning and understand their purpose, we need to cultivate one particular virtue. Fr. Steve Grunow shows us the way.

Four Ways to Battle the Devil as an Evangelist

In the mission of evangelization, we must be aware of the tactics of the devil to subvert our actions. Today, Fr. Billy Swan offers four tactics of the devil and how we can combat them.

Bishop Robert Barron on Palm Sunday and the Kingship of Christ

As we near the beginning of Holy Week, Bishop Robert Barron offers his reflections on Palm Sunday and why the Kingship of Christ matters.

When God Drops the Mic on You

There are times in our spiritual life when God, in his infinite wisdom and humor, drops the mic. Today, Elizabeth Scalia reflects on the ways in which God often uses these times to awaken us to something much deeper.

In Defense of Bitter Lamentations

When it comes to music, American Christians so instinctively lean toward the positive, bright, and sweet that they've all but banished the negative, dark, and bitter. Today, Matthew Becklo makes a case for rediscovering the humanism and power of “bitter lamentations.”

Where Are We Going?

Today, Chris Hazell challenges us to consider the true definition of happiness and whether we are willing to make the changes in our lives to seek out that which will ultimately fulfill us.

Five Ways St. Joseph Can Help Your Lent

On the feast of St. Joseph, Br. Joseph Martin Hagan, O.P. offers five ways the earthly father of Christ can help us this Lent.