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Habit by Mary

The religious habit: It’s what separates, on sight, the laity from the professed religious (and, for that matter, the secular clergy.) And of the dozens and dozens of religious orders, congregations, and societies, only a very few wear a…

Anomie

Anomie: noun an·o·mie \ˈa-nə-mē\ personal unrest, alienation, and uncertainty that comes from a lack of purpose or ideals It was a very hot Saturday afternoon in the middle of August in 1940. I was walking down New York City's Ninth…

Finding New Meaning in the Rosary

In my work as a Marian speaker, columnist, and author of a popular rosary devotional, and in my role as a parish priest, I am often met with questions about the rosary. People either ask me questions to better understand the rosary, or they…