Elizabeth Scalia The Anchoress2020-09-14T16:47:31-04:00

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The Anchoress is where a rather reclusive woman who talks too much deposits all the thoughts she can’t figure out what to do with, elsewhere. It’s worked for a long time, and since it’s not broke, she’s not fixing it.

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St. Hildegard, Doctor of the Church, Embraced God’s Immensities

September 17th, 2020|Categories: Saints|Tags: , , , |

Lots of people don't realized that though she was beloved since her own time and popularly declared a saint, it wasn't until 2012, when

‘Bring your gift of Blackness to the Church…” Gloria Purvis is trying!

July 20th, 2020|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |

Over at the University of Notre Dame's Church Life Journal my old Patheos colleague Sam Rocha is featured interviewing EWTN's Gloria Purvis. It's a

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Ven. Pierre Toussaint, Born a Slave, Model of Charity, Pray for Us!

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Saints|Tags: , , , |

The Archdiocese of New Orleans gives us gives us this lovely portrait of Venerable Pierre Toussaint, whose cause for sainthood has been languishing for

Draw a Line: Let’s Not Let Ideologies Interfere With Medical Research and Discussion

April 27th, 2020|Categories: Corona Virus, Medicine, Politics|Tags: , , , |

"These days, politics seems to dictate that if one party says, “The sky is blue,” the other party is obligated to reply, “No, it’s

2020: The Way of the Cross When You Are Physically or Emotionally Ill

April 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The Way of the Cross is an ancient devotion of the Church which has been used for centuries to bring the believer into deeper

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