Behold the Man

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the loss of a sense of sin in the modern world, and the Crucified Christ who is the antidote: “It’s sometimes said, though… Read More

Does the Shoe Fit?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on recent comments of the Holy Father and the responses from American Catholics: “Few American Catholics are interested in a return to the pre-Conciliar… Read More

An Echo and More than an Echo

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the beginning of another school year. “Growing older is the most ordinary of human experiences. But it still only happens to each of… Read More

How to Start a Revival

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on how true religious revivals– events that change hearts– take place. “The Eucharistic Congress–the event itself–is not the endpoint of the Eucharistic Revival. Rather,… Read More

Gratitude for Tradition’s Guarantee

Stephen White of Catholic University writes about the gift of tradition: “In the end, the guarantor of tradition is always love. If a tradition transmits love, then it will be… Read More

If God is with Us

Stephen White of Catholic University writes on freedom v. license. “Much of the West has become inoculated against the Gospel. It’s as though our societies are not just indifferent, but… Read More

Whose Synod, Which Synodality?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the many interpretations of synodality in view of the upcoming synod in October: “Catholics should avoid naive optimism about the Synod and resist… Read More

Real and Unreal Love

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on marriage as a living out of real love. “Human friendship does not exist as an abstraction. The idea of friendship is not a… Read More

June is for the Sacred Heart

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the month in which Catholics celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus: “In the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we discover the humility of God… Read More

God is Good

Stephen White of Catholic University writes about this season of many sacraments: “Pentecost is almost upon us. This Easter Season, so overflowing with grace for our family and our parish,… Read More

Men at Work

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on St. Joseph the Worker, celebrated on May 1. “The life of Joseph is a reminder that our sharing in the work of creation… Read More

Takeaways from the Maryland Attorney General’s Report

Stephen White of Catholic University writes about the Maryland Attorney General’s report on clergy abuse in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. “The Maryland report is not something to celebrate. It contains… Read More