Olivier Messiaen, a formidable figure in 20th-century modernist music, was a devout Roman Catholic.
Essays & Reviews
The “war of science and religion” is fatuous and enervating.
Fr. John E. Owens celebrated students’ marriages, baptized their children, and prayed for them every day.
Matthew A. Gunter asks: Are we any less self-indulgent than our non-Christian neighbors?
Red Flamboyant depicts Pham Thi Hue, who runs a support group for HIV-positive women.
Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell is a mild-mannered family man who teaches his young daughters Latin.
Eight ways to improve your sermons.
Mark A. Michael writes: “When you do not know how else to pray, there is always the Litany.”
Twenty Minutes with Slow Church’s Fathers
Something is required of us before we participate in Holy Communion.