The Remedy of Silence, Dating Outside the Church, The Von Trapp Family Advent Traditions, and More!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

A Man Smoking His Pipe in Contemplation
A Man Smoking His Pipe in Contemplation (photo: The Catholic Gentleman)

The Remedy of Silence - Sam Guzman, The Catholic Gentleman+++

Dating Outside the Church – Paul Kniaz, Catholic Stand

The Von Trapp Family Advent Traditions – Maria Augusta Von Trapp, Catholic Exchange

What Is the Purpose of the Church? – Cecily Lowe, Catholic Stand

Explaining the Angry Tone of Today’s Catholic News Coverage – Philip Lawler, Catholic Culture++

The Radical Ideal of Marriage – Mark & Ursula Boyd, Ignitum Today

Ted & The New Evangelization – Al Lumnus, Cream City Catholic

A Visual Meditation on the Unbleached Beeswax of the Requiem – Shawn R. Tribe, Liturgical Arts Journal

St. Thomas Aquinas on the Signs of the End Times – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic+

Three Ways to Have a Meaningful “Prodigal Son” Advent – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine

Quæritur: Parish Records & Confidentiality – Fr. Z’s Blog

Possibly Lying in Confession? Help for the Scrupulous – Jimmy Akin,

Jim Gaffigan’s “Barely Catholic” Shares The Hard Truth – Becky Roach, Catholic Link++

The Trans-Industrial Complex – Mary Hasson, Humanum Review+

6 Shocking Ways Pornography Affects the Brain, In One Infographic – ChurchPOP++

Vatican Autocracy & the U.S. Bishops – George Weigel, First Things+

For the Most Recent in 'The Best in Catholic Blogging' click on  Big Pulpit .