St. Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church – Leroy Huizenga, First Things/On The Square

The Rite Switch: Why Roman Rite Catholics Become Eastern Rite posted by the Regina Domain website – Big ulpit

Struggles and Unexpected Blessings of Special-Needs Kids – Jim Graves, Catholic World Report

The Standard Bearer’s Battle Hymn and Large Families – Rebecca Frech, Ignitum Today

Recovering Words and Culture in the Unsociety – Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine

The Interior Life: That of the Apostles and Ours - Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

An Introduction to the Social Theories of the Middle Ages - John Médaille, The Distributist Review

The Earliest Biblical Painting? – Thomas L. McDonald, Patheos/God and the Machine

40 Hours at the Birmingham Oratory (England) – Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Movement

Recovering Faith and Reason - Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing

If Hope is Certain, Why can't I be Sure of My Own Salvation? - Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

St. Symeon and Renewal – Ric Ballard, Eastern Catholic Spiritual Renewal

Renew the Church: Three Videos by Fr. Robert Barron on Aquinas - H. H. Ambrose, Saint Peter's List

Eastern Saints, Intercessors, and Heavenly Friends – Priest’s Wife, Fear Not Little Flock

Pope Benedict XVI on Liturgical Worship and Our Identity – Fr. Z’s Blog

First Beatitude: Blessing to the New Evangelization - Dr. Joseph R. Hollcraft, Homiletic & Pastoral Review

How Should Catholics Understand Romans 9? - Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

Old Folks, a Run Down Hotel, and the Anglican Church - Kevin O'Brien, StAR/Ink Desk

Video: Two Tonsured at Christ the Bridegroom – Byzantine Bandit, Wake Up and Smell the Incense

For the latest on the Best Punditry and Analysis in the Catholic Blogosphere click on Big ulpit.