BELLEVUE – High school volunteers and a life-size cutout of Pope Francis greeted more than 400 middle-schoolers at “Soul on Fire,” the Archdiocese of Seattle’s annual Junior High Rally.
CAMAS – During this winter’s icy weather, Karen Ferguson kept her home warm — and cut her heating costs — with firewood donated by the Knights of Columbus at her parish, St. Thomas Aquinas in Camas.
SAMMAMISH – It all started with a challenge on Dan Carollo’s journey to becoming Catholic.
I have been reading, with both profit and delight, Thomas Joseph White’s latest book, “The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology.” Father White, one of the brightest of a new generation of Thomas interpreters, explores a range of topics in this text — the relationship between Jesus’ human and divine natures, whether the Lord...
Anyone even vaguely acquainted with my work knows that I advocate vigorous argument on behalf of religious truth. I have long called for a revival in what is classically known as apologetics, the defense of the claims of faith against skeptical opponents. And I have repeatedly weighed in against a dumbed-down Catholicism.
The old farmers used to say you should leave a field better than you found it. Sometimes that called for heavy lifting. Other times it just meant picking up a rock as you crossed and placing it at the field’s edge.
WASHINGTON - Even though William Brodrick gave up the monastic life in the Augustinian order, just before priestly ordination, to be a lawyer, another call also had been tugging at him. It was persistent, and it didn't let go.
A Lenten tree helps us master new life-giving habits
"An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels" by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2016). 145 pp., $14.95.