Prayer vigil with the young people

The truth, though, is something else. Dear young people, we didn’t come into this work to “vegetate”, to take it easy, to make our lives a comfortable sofa to fall asleep on. No, we came for another reason: to leave a mark.

Dignity through Demography

The main two reasons for which people no longer have children is a lack of respect for the dignity of the children, and a lack of trust in society to accommodate any more persons, and thus ultimately a lack of trust in man’s dignity.

Being Christians after Paris

By now it’s clear that Christian identity—even if not actual Christian faith or morals—is what the massacres at the Bataclan theatre and other venues were designed to attack.

Create in me a Clean Heart

The Catholic Bishops of the United States have issued a pastoral letter on pornography. The statement says pornography is a personal sin and “an industry of sin,” its pervasiveness leading to negative effects on people and society.

Seeking Silence in Our Noisy World

At the end of a long day, when I pause to consider taking time for prayer, reading a good book, or visiting with a friend, my first thought is usually, “But isn’t there something important I need to be doing?”

Stop Googling. Let's Talk.

COLLEGE students tell me they know how to look someone in the eye and type on their phones at the same time, their split attention undetected. They say it’s a skill they mastered in middle school when they wanted to text in class without getting caught. Now they use it when they want to be both with their friends and, as some put it, “elsewhere.”