October 21, 2021
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Building a Life

An experiment was once held in which four small groups of people were asked to build the tallest possible structure of pieces of uncooked spaghetti, using only cellophane tape to hold everything together—and most of the groups were certain they’d...

Remaining True to Our Vocation

A married couple, Ardith and Jerry, had many problems in their marriage, but were trying to work things out after being separated for over a year. During the separation Ardith had met a man named Bob, who lived in a city four hours away, and she...

The Most Beautiful Teaching Torn Asunder

The Lord is beautiful in all His ways. Everything that he does is perfect beyond the imagination of anyone. As He tells us: “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways . . . for as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are...

Why Such Empty Pews?

Few religious publications are willing to delve into the issues facing the Catholic Church today when it comes to declining attendance. Most priests do not want to recognize the fact that churches are now emptier today than ever before and parochial...

Marriage and Children: Gifts with Eternal Consequences

On Black Friday, advertisers coax us to purchase gifts to be given at Christmas. Today, however, other gifts are sorely missing in our society—children. Based on ongoing research conducted by the Heritage Foundation, fertility rates have now...

A Band of Gold

The late author, Patrick Conroy, wrote the Lords of Discipline about his school, The Citadel, a military institution in Charleston, SC. The first line read: I wear the ring. When I read that line just recently I had to look down at my gold wedding...

Judy Sent Me

EDITOR NOTE: On October 8th, after 50 years and 42 days of marriage, Judith C. Borst went to her heavenly home. Judy was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved—and was loved by—her family, friends, and community. She also...