2021 Round Up and Looking Forward to 2022

‘Tis the season of roundups and “Best of”s and, well, bragging, so I would be remiss if The Catholic Project (TCP) missed out. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to curtail… Read More

A Divisive Approach to Liturgical “Unity”

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the most recent communication from the Congregation for Divine Worship & the Discipline of the Sacraments and the policies enacted in view of… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Wendy (Krisak) Kalamar, Diocese of Allentown

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did you go to school? I grew up in Bethlehem, PA and although I had a… Read More

Rejoice, Indeed!

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the third Sunday of Advent- Gaudete Sunday: “All the stuff we put to use in our celebrations and rejoicing – the candles and wreaths and… Read More

Advent Visions

During Advent and throughout the Christmas season, I enjoy reading short stories. It is the only time of year that I do this, being partial to novels in every way,… Read More

Restoring Trust after the Abuse Crisis

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the hard steps we need to take as a Church to regain trust and credibility: “The fallout from the abuse crisis will be… Read More

We Need a Reconciliation Revival

I am excited about the USCCB’s plan for a Eucharistic revival over the next three years. I love the Eucharist (obviously) and I love big gatherings: put those two together… Read More


Lately, I have been thinking about wheelchairs. Sometimes when I drive to work in the morning, I pass a man who is taking his dog out. The man looks to… Read More

A Beginning by the Bishops, Not the End

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the USCCB General Assembly of November 2021. “The deep divisions in the Church make it clear that the Church needs a big change.… Read More

Interview with Certificate Student Melissa Buttner

Interview with Melissa Buttner, M.Div. student in the Certificate program for Child Protection and Safe Environments Please share what you are studying at The Catholic University of America and what… Read More

Who Benefits from the Status Quo?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the recent reports from the meeting of Pope Francis and President Biden, in which the president claims the pope told him that Biden… Read More

Interview with Paulina Guzik, Polish Journalist and Professor

Our visiting scholar, Paulina Guzik, is an award-winning journalist and a professor at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow. Please introduce yourself and the project you are… Read More