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July 2011 Archives

A Giant Among Catholic Educators — Warren Carroll, RIP

posted by Dr. Deal Hudson

Dr. Warren Carroll, the founder of Christendom College and the author of many influential books on Catholicism passed away on Sunday. During the period when almost all the nation’s Catholic colleges and universities were losing their religious identity, Dr. Carroll […]

An Important Question for the Bishops About Politics

posted by Dr. Deal Hudson

          The 2008 “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” was published by the Catholic bishops as a guide for the voters.  The bishops re-publish this document every four years, always with some sort of revisions. Matt Smith […]

Why Catholics Need Their Own Political Ground Game

posted by Dr. Deal Hudson

      Today’s Washington Times published an op-ed by Matt Smith and myself entitled “Catholic voters hold the power to change elections.” Most Catholics have yet to realize that elections are not won only by having the best plan […]

Andrew Cuomo — the Ted Kennedy of the Next Generation?

posted by Dr. Deal Hudson

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is supposed to be a Catholic, yet he celebrated the passage of a same-sex marriage bill in his state. At the press conference after the signing he expressed the hope that same-sex […]

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Gratitude In a Strange Place
The Three Wise Men, or Kings, bow down before the child Jesus in gratitude.  For me, 2011 was a year for growth in gratitude -- because I spent this past year fighting prostate cancer. I didn't see it as a Job-like tragedy but what often befalls men of my age regardless of their "goodness," or lack

posted 10:17:31pm Dec. 20, 2011 | read full post »

Can't Get Enough of Christmas Music
    I'm a Christmas music fanatic. A long row of Christmas music LPs still stands at dusty attention on my bookshelves. Names like Perry Como, Bing Crosby, the Kings College Choir, and Eugene Ormandy peek out from their spines. (My Christmas cassette collection was destroyed by a flo

posted 9:29:43pm Dec. 12, 2011 | read full post »

The Death of a Christian Man of Letters
    You may not have heard of him, but a Christian man of letters, one of our greatest, just passed away. A native of Georgia and educated at its University,  Marion Montgomery was a prolific writer. His works include three novels, short stories, poetry, literary and cultural critic

posted 7:15:35pm Nov. 23, 2011 | read full post »

"How to Be" at Thanksgiving
  Thanksgiving may be the most underrated day in our annual rota of holiday observances. Lost in the midst of stories about our country's native Americans bringing food to the struggling British settlers is a more metaphysical and spiritual reality that makes a day of thanksgiving about far

posted 10:57:44am Nov. 22, 2011 | read full post »


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