• wdtprs.com | 10/7/2019 | View all posts by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf →
    Corruptio optimi pessima… the corruption of the best thing is the worst sort of corruption. The other day I heard Australian author Tracey Rowland give a great talk in Rome about Newman’s idea of a...
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  • Community in Mission | 10/14/2019 | Staff
    Within his many letters, St. Paul occasionally gives us a glimpse of early Christian hymns and sayings. While he may have been their author, it is more likely that he is quoting or summarizing...
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  • First Things | 11/15/2011 | Dermot Quinn
    Ireland has produced many saints, and John Henry Newman is the latest. Newman was not Irish, of course, but his canonization is as much an Irish as an English event, an opportunity to reflect on the...
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  • Hour of Our Death | 12/31/1969 | The Editors
    The death of St. Peter Claver offers a lesson in the way the world treats saints — before and after they die. The son of an affluent Catalonian family, and academically successful, he entered the...
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  • The Deacon's Bench | 8/31/2019 | Staff
    Enjoy this Labor Day weekend — and enjoy as well these thoughts from a fellow laborer: “I come from your midst. I come from the quarries of Zakrzowek, from the Solvay furnaces in Borek Falecki, and...
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  • Godspacelight | 8/30/2019 | Staff
    Tomorrow (or September 1st for some) we celebrate St Fiacre who had a monastery in Ireland at Cill Fiachra (Kilferagh), Co Kilkenny, and later in France....
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