Columnists
Updated: July 15th, 2014
Is anybody listening?
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
YouTube hosts millions of clips of homemade videos. Cyberspace is clogged with personal blogs made available to anyone, anywhere. Everybody wants to talk, but few seem to care whether they are being heard. Still fewer care much about what is being said. Everyone hears, but is anyone really listening...
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Saturday, 05 July 2014
A June 2014 article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), written by researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institutes of Health, points out that marijuana is not the harmless drug that many imagine. Rather, i...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 06 June 2014
We are not experts when it comes to understanding the Holy Spirit. Like most believers, we are students, always trying to master the next lesson in life. That being said, in honor of Pentecost, we would like to share some of what we think we understa...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 06 June 2014
With June’s focus on fathers and how they influence young people’s lives, I couldn’t help but think of a few moments on “American Idol” this season in which judge Harry Connick Jr. twice kicked into what I call “Dad mode.” During the s...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 06 June 2014
A number of serious diseases are known to occur because of defects or mutations in our DNA. Curing such diseases could in principle be carried out by rewriting the DNA to fix the mutated base pairs. Yet until recently scientists have remained largely...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 06 June 2014
Prior to April 27’s canonization doubleheader, I taped a lengthy interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, discussing both John XXIII and John Paul II. The ABC was kind enough to send ...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 02 May 2014
“Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God. But only he who sees, takes off his shoes — The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.”— Elizabeth Barrett Browning Th...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 02 May 2014
Members of our family watch a lot of sports. Whether its the kids’ games, our favorite Detroit Tigers, college hoops or football, we are well aware of the impact athletes have on our children. Thes...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 02 May 2014
Among married men and women who undergo surgical sterilization through a vasectomy or a tubal ligation, it has been estimated that anywhere from 10 to 20 percent will come to regret the choice. Somet...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 02 May 2014
Aug. 3 will mark the golden anniversary of Flannery O’Connor’s “Passover,” to adopt the biblical image John Paul II used to describe the Christian journey through death to eternal life. In the...