The Constant Calling

5 minutes By Haley Buser, Mount St. Mary’s What does it mean to receive a call that is never ending? Why would someone want to pursue our hearts amid brokenness? What is holding us back from responding to this call? God is gently saying,  “My son…” “My daughter…”  “I am right in front of you, and yet […]

“Blessed are the Poor in Spirit”: Debunking the Prosperity Gospel

6 minutes By Katya Konopacki, St. Louis University It was the winter of 2018, my Junior year of high school, when I was first introduced to the Prosperity Gospel. You see, my great home state of Wisconsin is not known for having kind winter weather and my 2008 Chevy Impala named Aragorn needed to be outfitted with […]

Take the Church into Your Home

7 minutes By Josh Mansfield Originally published at: http://brentthebyzantine.com/2019/09/take-the-church-into-your-home/ A couple weeks ago, I was relaxing one evening and praying the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary for the 54-Day Rosary Novena for our Nation and for the Church. When I got to the 5th Mystery, the Crucifixion, I started meditating on our Lord’s words from the Cross to […]

Pope John Paul II and the Fall of Communism in Poland

15 minutes By Jenna Drummond The Cold War is defined as a confrontation between capitalism and communism, which peaked between 1945 and 1989. Its origins go back further in history, and its ramifications are still felt today. The Cold War became a competition for leadership, influence, and power in the world. During the peak years of the […]