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Father Paul Scalia Remembers His Father

On February 13, 2016, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a man of tremendous influence in the world, unexpectedly passed from it – into eternity. His son, Father Paul Scalia, a priest with the Diocese of Arlington (Virginia), celebrated his funeral Mass. Standing before Justice Scalia’s family, friends, and peers in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in… Read more →

Dr. Ray Guarendi Speaks About Love Languages

Ray Guarendi is a clinical psychologist who has been in private practice since 1981. He is the creator of multiple books, live presentations, and television and radio shows about marriage and family life. He is the happily married father of 10 adopted children. Here, he gives Catholic Digest his take on love languages and communication skills for dating, engaged, and married couples.… Read more →

Middle Aging Gracefully

I love being middle aged. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t love the mousy gray hair which loiters at my temples, even though Miss Clairol and I kick it out every ten weeks. I don’t love my matching set of grandma hands – why oh why didn’t I soak my hands in Ivory dish detergent when I had the chance?… Read more →

An Unpopular Mercy

Some spiritual works of mercy are more popular than others. “Comfort the Sorrowful” and “Counsel the Doubtful,” for example, have their own line of greeting cards with flowers and small, fuzzy animals on them. People buy them by the millions. But then there’s “Admonish the Sinner.” Has anybody bothered testing the market for this one? You live in sin Like… Read more →

The Genius of Mother Mary

Do we really get Mother Mary? We know God made her perfectly sinless. She needed to be perfect, because Jesus would take his human nature from her. That’s why she was humble, meek, and so, so good. And that’s where we get stuck. Everybody focuses on Mary’s goodness. Some see her as a model disciple and try to emulate her.… Read more →