Category: Non CPO

He’s Not Afraid of Evil, but Young People are Scaring This Exorcist

He’s Not Afraid of Evil, but Young People are Scaring This Exorcist

“Kids go to the Internet for answers and end up in places that derail their morality and their discernment between good and evil.” They have lost the ability to figure out what is holy...

C.S. Lewis Explains How Governments Create ‘Tame Human Animals’

C.S. Lewis Explains How Governments Create ‘Tame Human Animals’

“The modern State exists not to protect our rights but to do us good or make us good – anyway, to do something to us or to make us something. Hence the new name...

New Marriage Rite Offers Much-Needed Catechesis

New Marriage Rite Offers Much-Needed Catechesis

Not only does “matrimony” convey greater solemnity than “marriage,” but the Latin matrimonium also means “the state of being a mother.”

Catholic Schools Need Catholic Standards

Catholic Schools Need Catholic Standards

Catholic education’s road to renewal will be paved with genuine Catholic standards, resting on the solid foundation of Catholic teaching and the Church’s vision for Catholic education.

Advice to Parents Worried About Common Core: ‘Get Actively Involved’

Advice to Parents Worried About Common Core: ‘Get Actively Involved’

Dr. Dan Guernsey, director of K-12 Programs at The Cardinal Newman Society, offered advice to the parents of children in both public and Catholic schools that use the Common Core State Standards during a...

The Catholic Origins of Halloween

The Catholic Origins of Halloween

The origins of Halloween are, in fact, very Christian and rather American. Halloween falls on October 31 because of a pope, and its observances are the result of medieval Catholic piety.

C.S. Lewis’ 5 Writing Tips to a Child

C.S. Lewis’ 5 Writing Tips to a Child

In 1956, C.S. Lewis responded to a letter from a little girl named Joan, who had apparently sent him a sample of her own descriptive writing. Lewis took the opportunity to praise her style,...

Male and Female He Created and Redeemed Them

Male and Female He Created and Redeemed Them

The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary help us to see the ultimate completion and destiny of this humanity we all share. BY FR. DWIGHT LONGENECKER I got involved in an interesting discussion the other...

For Catholic Schools to Survive, Their Catholicity Must Thrive

For Catholic Schools to Survive, Their Catholicity Must Thrive

As evidenced by the success of many faithful Catholic schools today, I believe that the only path forward for schools that wish to both survive long-term and remain Catholic is to more robustly embrace...