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Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 10/18/13

The government shutdown finally ended. Nonetheless, it is important for us to reflect on what the role of government is in our times especially when...

Father Francis P. DeSiano, CSP | 10/17/13

Proselytism is solemn nonsense. This stunning statement came from Pope Francis in his conversation with the Italian atheist who founded the Roman newspaper, La Repubblica....

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/15/13

This month of October is Respect Life Month. We are called all year long, but especially in this month of October, to pray and work...

Father Terrence P. Ryan, CSP | 10/11/13

I come to realize that it is easier to find God than to find a doctor who will make an appointment with me. I can...

Stuart A. Wilson-Smith, CSP | 10/08/13

Being a religious seminarian engaged in forms of new media like twitter and blogging (to the greatest degree possible given the demands of seminary formation)...

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 10/07/13

Our new Pope – Francis – has been causing quite a stir. In addition to his thought-provoking homily given at World Youth Day in Rio...

Father Thomas Ryan, CSP | 10/03/13

Francis of Assisi is one of the few saints in the Catholic calendar honored by the different religions around the world.  And with the election...

Father John J. Geaney, CSP | 09/30/13

“Marry your own.” That was my mother’s advice about marriage to anyone who would listen. When we would protest, “No, you have to marry the...

Father William Edens, CSP | 09/04/13

Jesus begins his theology with a positive anthropology. This firmly distinguishes him from the Pharisees in the Gospels, whose theology often leads them to a...

Father Thomas Ryan, CSP | 09/02/13

 “What is happening between Sunnis and Shias around the world is a catastrophe. What is happening in Syria is a catastrophe. One voice doesn’t mean...

Father Charles R. Kullmann, CSP | 09/01/13

Friday, Sept. 27, is the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. You have probably heard of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, or as it...