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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

Summer 2018 In Norcia

The Tipi Loschi help the monks of Norcia bring new life from the rubble

Posted August 9th, 2018

The Meaning Of The Benedict Option

Purification as a severe mercy, and training for hard times to come

Posted August 8th, 2018

Death Penalty Change: Big Win For LGBT Catholics

If Francis or a successor wants the Church to formally embrace homosexuality, that’s how he’ll do it

Posted August 3rd, 2018

LeBron James, Teacher

NBA superstar pours his millions into innovative education for at-risk kids

Posted July 31st, 2018

Fruits Of The Quiet Revolution

The gates of Hell, prevailing over the Church in Quebec

Posted July 30th, 2018

Pascal’s Fire & 8 Minutes Till Darkness

Christianity is running out of time

Posted July 29th, 2018

Declinism & The Benedict Option

Morris Berman prescribes neo-monasticism from a secular point of view

Posted July 28th, 2018

The Gift Of Kintsugi Christianity

A lesson for Catholics in crisis: maybe you need to be shattered to be made authentically whole

Posted July 26th, 2018

The Quiet Heroism Of Kamila Bendova

She kept the faith, and passed it on to her children, despite communist persecution

Posted July 26th, 2018

Dear Parents, Don’t Be Idiots

Do you let your teen or adolescent daughter use Snapchat and other social media? You’d better rethink that. Here’s why

Posted July 22nd, 2018

Against Dead Things

Complacency is the deadliest enemy of the faith in post-Christian America

Posted July 20th, 2018

Transhumanism & Modern Gnosticism

‘Men as righteous as we could not be judged harshly,’ right?

Posted July 13th, 2018

Steve Skojec’s Benedict Option

Weary of corruption in the Church, the orthodox Catholic blogger turns inward

Posted July 13th, 2018

The Prophetic Houellebecq

The French novelist can be hard to read, but nobody has a better read on the maladies of our time

Posted July 13th, 2018

Happy Feast Of St. Benedict

A sonnet for the saint by Malcolm Guite

Posted July 11th, 2018

Learning From ‘The Final Pagan Generation’

How do 21st century Christians keep it from happening to us?

Posted July 9th, 2018

Good News From Norcia

A new foundation arises from the rubble of the old

Posted July 7th, 2018