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If you want to change a corrupt world Print E-mail
Word on Fire
Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

This article is the second in a two-part series on Jordan Peterson’s new book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.

This archetype of the hero also allows us to read the story of Adam and Eve with fresh eyes. In paradise (the word itself denotes “ walled garden” ), our first parents were secure and innocent, but in the manner of inexperienced children.

Leaving paradise was, in one sense, a positive move, for it permitted them to grow up, to engage the chaos of the unknown creatively and intelligently.

Creed of the People of God, Part Three Print E-mail
Knowing Your Faith
Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 -- 12:00 AM
Knowing Your Faith column

John Joy

We’ve been reflecting in this column on the Creed of the People of God, 50 years after its first being proclaimed by Pope Paul VI in 1968.

This modern Creed is based on the Nicene Creed we say at Mass, but it goes into greater detail about what Catholics are required to believe in order to be “practicing Catholics” and (more importantly) in order to have that faith without which we cannot be saved.

Giving Love during Lent Print E-mail
Guest column
Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Spirituality for Today
Fr. John Catoir

My love goes out to all of you this holy season of
Lent. Now that I am an old man, I see more clearly
that love is the only thing that really matters in life.