In 1631, Marie Guyart stepped over the threshold of the Ursuline convent in Tours, leaving behind her eleven-year-old son, Claude, against the wishes of her family and her own misgivings. Marie concluded, “God was dearer to me than all that. Leaving hi... show more
During the second half of the twentieth century, the American military chaplaincy underwent a profound transformation. Broad-based and ecumenical in the World War II era, the chaplaincy emerged from the Vietnam War as generally conservative and evangel... show more
Msgr. Stephen Rossetti—acclaimed expert on religious and clergy—has developed ten fundamental building blocks for priestly holiness, reminding his readers that the priest is a man who is full of God and full of joy.
What is the special role of the deacon in the Church today? How can a deacon cultivate a spirituality appropriate to that role? Author Phyllis Zagano offers an approachable introduction to a theology and spirituality for today's deacon.
Congregational workshop leader Michael Angrosino gives down-to-earth examples and practical information to make discussion of these tough issues for congregations much easier. Clergy and laity of any church that wants to embrace rather than avoid issue... show more
Alois Schifferle führt zu den Wurzeln des Konflikts um die von Erzbischof Marcel Lefebvre gegründete Pius-Bruderschaft. Dazu zeichnet er die Entwicklung der traditionalistischen Bewegung von den Anfängen bis hin zu den jüngsten Ereignissen nach. Anhand... show more
Between 1901 and 1907, a broad coalition of Protestant churches sought to expel newly elected Reed Smoot from the Senate, arguing that as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Smoot was a lawbreaker and therefore unfit to be a ... show more
Both the faithful and bishops are called to learn and to teach. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, the faithful of the local church witness to the apostolic tradition with their lives, and so are teachers. Learning to receive and respond to the sense of the... show more