Getting rid of priestly celibacy will not fix Catholic education

According to Patrick McCloskey and Joseph Claude Harris, Catholic education isn’t what it used to be. In fact, it’s experiencing a crisis The reason? Priestly celibacy. The solution? Getting rid of priestly celibacy. In an op-ed for The New York Times, McCloskey – a project director at the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness at Loyola University Chicago – and Harris –... More
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Fun Video: Dominican Novices Hold Jazz Jam Session In Priory Garage

It’s almost the weekend — time for a post that’s just fun! A reader writes: What happens when six Dominican Novices go to the garage of St. Gertrude Priory in Cincinnati, OH? Jazz music! Notice the statue of St. Dominic keeps vigil as the friars play (it is being restored by one of the novices). Watch for yourself…. There are many young dominicans who are also incredib... More

Holy Fathers and the Trinity

As life here would have it, Fr. John Corapi has made it into the news for Father’s Day, because of his sins. But there is also a Church full of men who surrender their lives daily to be God, working to be good and faithful priests, and spiritual fathers and dads who helped get them where they are, pointing them upward, educating them, challenging them, and modeling holy manhood. I wrote about th... More
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