Discover the rich cultural and intellectual tradition of Holy Mother Church. This curated collection of videos and articles touches on a wide range of engaging topics like apologetics, church history, social thought, political theory, morality, philosophy, theology, and more.
Christians--especially non-Catholics--have differing opinions about how best to honor Mary. A good way to cut through the confusion, says Fr. Hugh, is to encounter Mary through the heart of Her Son.
One cannot help but wonder why God had waited 1854 years before He had His Church proclaim the Immaculate Conception a revealed dogma of the faith.
As several of my priest confreres have heard ad nauseam already, I just finished an online theology course tangentially related to my more serious canon law studies.
Is it true that Our Lord's Crucifixion is also the death of God? And did Jesus really have to die for our sins?
In a counterintuitive action, the Church has us veil the images that depict Christ and the saints during Passiontide. If we are focusing on His Passion, why are we veiling these images?
Confused about Divine Revelation? Fathers Sebastian and Ambrose sift through some common misconceptions in this short video.
God is born of man -- and man becomes a child of God! Fr. Hugh and Fr. Ambrose dive into the joy and mystery of the Prologue of the Gospel according to St. John.
Catholic sacred spaces hold two things in tension: that which is visible and that which is held in mystery.
The understanding of marriage and family in western culture has changed significantly in the past thirty years. What used to be taken for granted is now challenged and even rejected.
St. Paul admonishes the Thessalonians today with the words: “[Know] brothers and sisters loved by God, how you were chosen.” We were chosen without any merit on our part. We were loved first.
Can making war be justified? The answer of the whole of Christian tradition is “Yes.” But is there a problem with our modern notion and practice of warfare? The Christian answer to this question is also “Yes.”
A few days ago I found myself in a Catholic cemetery. Somehow the reality of life, family, dreams, sadness, and eternity are never so palpable as among gravestones with dates and labels of family and friendship, while a statue of Christ watches over.
The dedication anniversary of the Roman cathedral, the Lateran Basilica, since it is the head and mother of all churches throughout the world, offers us an opportunity to examine the mystery of the Church.
Watch as Fr. Sebastian goes through the four arguments against “being Catholic” in public