Listers, the Catholic Church has often been accused by her opponents as a misogynistic institution; however, this false accusation can be easily refuted by a careful look at what the Church actually teaches on the dignity of women. I believe that the reason for this misguided accusation streams from a faulty view of service and...
Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being loved...
From the desire of being extolled ...
From the desire of being honored ...
From the desire of being praised ...
The sacraments are an essential element to the birth, growth, and transformation of every Catholic believer. We are in some way affected by each of these sacraments every day of our lives.
In a world where the Catholic perspective of life is seen as illegitimate or wrong, Tuscany Press is providing a means in which the Catholic writer who is "anonymously toiling" to have an opportunity to be read and seen.
In this stream of thought, I am going to list 7 quotes from the man who possibly saved my marriage before I even met my husband.
Poetry is an excellent tool of praise and acknowledgement of all that God has given us. Perhaps not as simple nor as easily entertaining as prose would be, poetry has an added facet that is not as evident in prose.
In this modern society it is hard for a woman to understand precisely what it means to be a woman. Women are torn between a multitude of different theories concerning what the true feminine vocation is.
One of the most misunderstood aspects of our Catholic faith is our fascination and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Listers, the crisis of contemporary literature can only be alleviated by the united effort of the Catholic community. One of my proposed remedies to this grievous situation is by encouraging (nay, beseeching) Catholic media outlets like blogs, television, and radio to give Catholic writers and artists the exposure they deserve. Today I am going to...
St. Teresa of Avila, one of the great doctors of the Church, wrote some of the most beautiful and animated descriptions of the intricacies of the spiritual life.
Many modern day academics enjoy setting St. Peter and St. Paul in enmity with one another; however, the over emphasis of Galatians 2:11-14 by modern scholarship fails to acknowledge that even though they had a disagreement their mission of spreading the Gospel was the same.
Think of all your favorite Catholic authors (Chesterton, Tolkien, O'Connor, Percy, Greene, Powers). Besides being Catholic, what other common similarity do they all share?
"Somehow a celibate little nun who died at the age of 24 was teaching me to be a kinder wife, a more patient mother, and, most of all, a more faithful Christian."
One of the most important basis for children's spiritual formation is a strong foundation of faith made by their parents.
Fiction has a savage appeal to authors and readers because they get entertainment out of some character's suffering or unhappiness.
One of the many essential tools to teaching our children about the glory and depth of our faith is the picture book.
Many people undervalue the genre of fiction because fiction is often misconstrued as purely a method of entertainment.
The genre of the short story is a particularly extraordinary human invention.
As a Catholic parent the most important duty for me is to shape my children into being excellent members of the body of Christ.
"Recently, a couple members of my extended family lost not one child but two in the span of one year, so I felt like words were not enough. I decided to seek out the wisdom of the Church Fathers, who always know the right thing to say."