10 Ways to Win the Battle for Purity

Flashy billboards, provocative dress and apparel, Hollywood fashions spread far and wide, suggestive innuendos, off-colored jokes, indecent movies, and the ever-present danger of the Internet to visit the numerous and poisonous websites—all of these and a plethora of other...

#FultonFridays: A New Year

On Fridays, I post excerpts from the writings of the great American bishop and media evangelist, Ven. Fulton J. Sheen. I call them #FultonFridays. A world of difference exists between the old and the young in their attitude toward time. As St. Peter...

When God Became Small: A Christmas Meditation

The advent of Christmas is one of the busiest and noisiest times of year—a season of getting and spending in which we lay waste our credit cards. It should be a holy time, but it has become an orgy of consumerism in...

A Dad’s Advent Reflection on Captivity

Certain things make us people watchers. Like a rare family trip to the mall, for instance, particularly when the young, female contingency wants to stop by Claire’s. For the uninitiated, Clare’s is the “you too can be a pop...

#FultonFridays: Mary and the Muslims

On Fridays, I post excerpts from the writings of the great American bishop and media evangelist, Ven. Fulton J. Sheen. I call them #FultonFridays. Moslemism is the only great post-Christian religion of the world. Because it had its origin in the seventh...

Lose Yourself: Finding Freedom in Mary’s Risky Yes

Did she really say that? Did she really mean it? I keep turning back to Luke 1:38, “And Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.’” I take a few minutes...

#FultonFridays: The Joy of Giving

Occasionally on Fridays I post excerpts from the writings of the great American bishop and media evangelist, Ven. Fulton J. Sheen. Call them #FultonFridays! The vast majority of the people in Western civilization are engaged in the task of getting. Strange as...

The Catholic Gentleman’s 2015 Gift Guide

Christmas is coming, and many of your are looking for the perfect gift for the Catholic man in your life. Yet, we men can be hard to buy for sometimes! Don’t worry, I’m here to help. The last time I did a Christmas...

The Sacrifice of Praise

Have you ever wondered what a human being is made for? What are people really supposed to do?  Simply, were made to be eucharistic people. In Greek, the word eucharistia means “giving of thanks; gratitude; thanksgiving.” That is our purpose, to render thanks to God....

#FultonFridays: The Lost Art of Argument

Once there were lost islands, but most of them have been found; once there were lost causes, but many of them have been retrieved; but there is one lost art that has not been definitely recovered, and without which no civilization...