Claiming the High Ground

Recent popes have emphasized that youth won’t even listen to teachers unless they are first and foremost witnesses. And yet, at the same time, our society has a perverse desire to see good people fall from grace. Take the moral high ground and you become a target. Our zeal for the truth of Jesus Christ […]

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Aristotle, Meet Aquinas

Today is the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, who is not only my confirmation patron but also my hero. My wife commissioned a lovely portrait of him that hangs in our living room. Aquinas has been victimized in some ways by his success; his writings became so influential in the time between Trent and Vatican […]

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Why united for the faith?

After all, there are many important causes to rally around right now. Why not Catholics United for the Right to Life? Catholics United for Social Justice? Catholics United for Clean Air? Catholics United for Peace? Catholics United for Liturgical Reverence? These and many other causes are eminently worthwhile, but CUF’s mission is even more fundamental, […]

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