Getting Off our High Horse

Today, as we commemorate the Conversion of St. Paul, it’s difficult to author any constructive commentary without copiously quoting from the Apostle to the Gentiles. Where would we even begin? I’ve heard at least one Catholic writer refer to the epistles of St. Paul as “above scrutiny,” both in terms of literary perfection and spiritual […]

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New at CUF.org

With the new issue of Lay Witness on its way to mailboxes, we also have some new web exclusive articles posted. Priestly Vocations by Fr. Richard Neilson “Prietly vocations are a proof of and, at the same time, a condition of the vitality of the Church.” Fr. Neilson looks at three points concerning the vocation […]

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Son of Encouragement

On this date the Church celebrates the feast of St. Barnabas, whose exploits are described in the Acts of the Apostles. This feast is significant to my family, as we named a child whom we miscarried nine years ago Barnabas, and every year on this date we especially remember the gift of this precious child, […]

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