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The Artistic Vocation || Stir Them to Wonder

I wished to wax poetic about St. John Paul II’s Letter to Artists, stories, the artistic vocation, etc… to begin this blog. Then I came across this beautiful tribute by students of John Paul the Great Catholic University, and realized nothing I could write would hold a candle to it. 83 more words


"Ite ad Thomam," but if not to Thomas, who?

With the encyclical Aeterni Patris, Pope Leo XIII gave magisterial authority to the Thomistic renewal that would (attempt to) pull the Church out the philosophical malaise that was currently in vogue in the 19th century: 937 more words

Feast Day of Saint John Paul II

The future is in your hearts and in your hands. God is entrusting to you the task, at once difficult and uplifting, of working with him in the building of the civilization of love. ~St.Pope John Paul II

Food For Thought

Fascinating Facts

Veritatis Splendor, promulgated by St. John Paul II just over 21 years ago, doesn’t contain a single citation from a post-conciliar moral theologian.

The encyclical cites Augustine, Maximus, Trent, Leo XIII, Pius XII, St. 23 more words

The Truth About Love

Saint John Paul the Great spoke to the youth in Uganda on one occasion and told them the following:

Essential to preparing for marriage is your vocation to chastity. 443 more words

Community and Development of Persons in the Light of John Paul II

A Moral Evaluation of the Community as Agent of Integral Human Development in the Light of John Paul II’s Communion of Persons

EMMANUEL B. OLUSOLA, PhD… 5,590 more words

Some Tardy Jesuitical Discernment

Bert Thelen,  (ex) S.J.

Bert Thelen, S.J., an eighty year old Jesuit who had spent the last 14 years at  Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska has petitioned to become laicized.   541 more words