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Taking Pride and Joy in Catholic Identity

In his book, “Idea of a University,” Cardinal John Henry Newman states that “the human spirit must be cultivated in such a way that there results a growth in its ability to wonder, to understand, to contemplate, to make personal judgments and to develop a religious, moral and social sense.”[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion
A Worthy Honor for Father Fields, S.J.

A Worthy Honor for Father Fields, S.J.

I had the great privilege of dining with Fr. James Schall, S.J., prior to his departure from Georgetown. The dinner featured several graduating government majors who enjoyed Schall’s classes as well as Fr. Stephen Fields, S.J., recipient of the 2013 Dorothy Brown Award, which is presented to an outstanding faculty member nominated by students. I[Read More…]

by May 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Francis to Return Church to Its Roots

The spiritual teaching of St. Ignatius of Loyola calls for all of humanity to use individual gifts and talents “for the greater glory of God and the salvation of humanity.” Each person has his or her own intrinsic style of living, leading and loving. In this same vein, each pope[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments Opinion