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Father Esposito: Honoring, preserving the legacy of Newman

Wednesday, October 9, 20190109 The canonization of John Henry Newman, set to take place in Rome on October 13, is cause for great rejoicing among Catholics. Regarding the canonization of another Englishman in the year 1935, G.K. Chesterton remarked that Saint Thomas More “is...

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Father Bayer: Contraception in Scientific American

I was pleasantly surprised earlier this summer when I saw confirmed in the prestigious journal Scientific American (May 2019) something I had often heard from some Catholics: namely, the hormonal contraceptives that our society offers millions of... Saturday, September 21, 2019

Father Dankasa: A life without God: A ‘Titanic’ moment to avoid

The award winning 1997 movie, “Titanic,” was epic for many reasons. For some it was a story of young love; it reminded many of the catastrophic accident of the Titanic, the ship of dreams that led to the loss of many lives. Whichever way one... Friday, September 20, 2019

Father Bayer: Signs of Science

Recently, I accompanied some really awesome students to John Bunker Sands Wetlands Center, which is a beautiful water treatment facility and nature preserve southeast of Dallas. We listened to interesting presentations from the naturalists who care... Friday, September 6, 2019

Father Esposito: The possibility and privilege of friendship with God

Is friendship with God possible? The question might appear awkward, ideally reserved for those impractical philosopher types who muse leisurely on the mysteries of the universe. But everyone can and should reflect on such a question, because its... Friday, September 6, 2019

Father Gollob: Stamps and Coins

In the mid 1940s, my father purchased a small house in Tyler for his family before he cast off to the Norfolk Naval Yard to join the crew of the AKA 97, an attack cargo landing craft. He was to be involved in WWII by being in the huge flotilla of... Friday, September 6, 2019

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