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Can a Priest Ever Return to the Lay State by Canon Lawyer Cathy CaridaBig Pulpit

A Sign of Contradiction: The Apse Mosaic of San Clemente – David Foote, Crisis Magazine

What Does a Demon Think About? – Dan Burke, Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction

‘The Catholic Church is Extremely Poetic’ – Miguel Cullen, Catholic Herald

The Useless People in Our Life - Bernard Toutounji, Ignitum Today

The Beauty Of Faith Is Not An Obstacle To Artistic Creation – Deacon Paul O. Iacono, Fra. Angelico Institute for the Sacred Arts

How to Celebrate Advent During Year of Faith – Marge Fenelon, OSV Newsweekly

Roman Views of the Solemn Pontifical Mass – Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Movement

Anger at Work, Is It Wrong? – Fr. Tim Finigan, The Hermeneutic of Continuity

Gender: What Is It and Why Does It Matter? – Maria Fedoryka PhD, Homiletic & Pastoral Review

Why We’re Not Going Anywhere – Bonchamps, The American Catholic

Ten Catholic Apologetics Works Every Catholic Should Know – Jason Liske, Ascending Mount Carmel

Changing Hispanic Family Values – Marlene Gillette-Ibern Esq, Truth and Charity Forum

Duh. . . Nice Try! – Fr. Z’s Blog

The Komen Alternative – Teresa Tomeo, Integrated Catholic Life™

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The Earth is Not Our Mother

“The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our mother: Nature is our sister. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but she has no authority over us; we have to admire, but not to imitate.”—G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy