Truth on Trial: The Galileo Controversy

Truth on Trial: The Galileo Controversy

Discussions about Galileo Galilei rarely emphasize the scientific contributions of the Renaissance-era astronomer and physicist.  Even public broadcasting programs push the scientist’s science to the background in light of the more exciting fight between Galileo and the Church.  Galileo was the victim, the general narrative goes, of the Roman I...

By Mr. Matthew Rose - 04 08 2016
Celibacy Does Not Cause Clergy Scandals

Celibacy Does Not Cause Clergy Scandals

When I converted to Catholicism from Protestantism, one of the main reasons was Apostolic Authority. For a Protestant this is a bigger concession than a cradle Catholic might realize.  Protestantism, despite claims to the contrary, is a radically individualist approach to faith.  The two pillars of the Protestant Revolt were “Scripture Alone”...

By Mr. Jason Craig - 06 27 2018
A Wedding Homily: “Pray Your Rosary”

A Wedding Homily: “Pray Your Rosary”

There is a popular song by a man named Matt Stell that opens with these words: Never been the kind to ask for help. If a mountain needs moving, I move it myself. I’m far from a preacher, But I’m a believer. And every single day I prayed for you. I didn’t know your name, I couldn’t see your face, But I prayed for you. It’s hard to...

By Mike Bonifas - 09 08 2019