Rights and Duties

This quote from Diane Moczar’s book, The Church under Attack: Five Hundred Years that Split the Church and Scattered the Flock, has made me a bad American. As of last Thursday I began to think that some of the supposed “rights” that our forefathers planned for us aren’t necessarily rights. Reading this book enlightened me to…

Why Restore Christian Culture?

The motto of the St. Catherine Catholic Culture Center is “Restoring Christian Culture through the Domestic Church.” Really a mission, not a motto, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how big a project restoring Christian culture is, and how many people need to be actively involved, whatever they happen to do for a living. From where…

Catholic Culture at Home

That seeming paradox about human nature is my theme again today–examining the Spiritual Life in light of our physical bodies. Devoted to helping inspire a rebirth of Christian culture in the outside world, this blog’s purpose is to help each of you develop a Christian culture in your homes. Whether or not we actually have a Christian culture in our homes is extremely evident…

Being Rebels

(Dr. Peter Kreeft on Orthodoxy | Catholic Living | Pinterest.) I was so happy when I found that quote yesterday! Like so much of Dr. Kreeft’s writing, it succinctly expresses a much-needed truth reflecting on our modern times. (Also during my internet travels last evening I found this blog post, Five Positive Ways You Can Be a…

Why Feast?

In many parishes and Catholic homes in the West, the tradition of feasting has been lost. It seems a quaint relic of the Age of Faith to so many people. But we Catholics today MUST celebrate feast days, because prayerfully celebrated days of the Church Year are the lifeblood of the Domestic Church. Yes, we must…