Don’t Just Tell Boys What to Do – Teach Them Principles

Don’t Just Tell Boys What to Do – Teach Them Principles

“Turn left! Watch out, there is a bomb right next to your elbow!” If you had been on the Father/Son retreat I led out on a farm in Virginia a couple of years ago you would have heard these and similar words as fathers guided their blindfolded sons through a “minefield” as the boys scurried around trying to collect candy. If they bumped into...

By Thomas Connelly - 01 10 2018
Devout Catholics and ‘Creaster’ Christians

Devout Catholics and ‘Creaster’ Christians

By: Luke Borrajo Twice a year Devout Catholics find themselves wondering who is parked in “my spot” and who is that sitting in “my seat”. This selfish thought creeps in and causes many to be led into anger during these most beautiful times in the Church’s seasons. The times are Christmas and Easter, and it is the time when the ‘Creast...

By TCM Guest Contributor - 05 26 2019
Why We Should Learn about Islam: 12 Years after Regensburg

Why We Should Learn about Islam: 12 Years after Regensburg

On September 12, 2006, almost five years to the day from 9/11, Pope Benedict XVI delivered a watershed lecture at the University of Regensburg. He argued that Islam and the modern West hold a significant tenant in common: a voluntarism that puts will above reason. For classic Islamic thinkers this meant that Allah was not bound by any restraints of...

By Dr. Jared Staudt - 09 12 2018