May 22, 2020
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Providence Fails Again

Recently, I wrote an article about two college professors from different historical time periods who experienced similar difficulties in their respective universities. One of the professors was Dr. Anthony Esolen, formerly of Providence College. Dr...

Are Catholic Schools Fading Away?

Starting Sunday, January 28th, Catholic Schools Week begins. The principal at St. Patrick School in Chatham, New Jersey addressed the congregation at the 5:00 PM mass and asked that they pray for St. Patrick’s School. Given that I belong to St...

Coming to a Parish Near You?

It seems as if it does not affect your parish then there is no reason to be concerned. Except when it is yours. My parish, St. Patrick’s in Chatham, New Jersey, motored along for years not too concerned about the conditions affecting the...

Catholic Schools: On the Edge?

The final demise of the Catholic parochial school system is only a matter of time. More than 2 million students currently attend Catholic schools down approximately 1.5% from the previous year. This 1.5% represents about 30,000 students. The number...

Dancing with the Devil

Christian Brothers High School (CBHS) in Memphis, Tennessee, is being sued by the parents of one of its students. The complaint accuses the all-boy Catholic school of punishing, humiliating, and depriving student Lance Sanderson of his senior year...

Unholy Water

In the early 20th century, Catholic apologist G. K. Chesterton lamented about the sorry state of education. In his view “the main fact about education is that it does not exist.” He believed that the word “education” had no specific content, like...