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The Beauty of the Season – Jason Theobald, Ignitum Today

The New Catholic Economics: Political Catholics Questioning the Market Restore the Balance of Catholic Social Teaching – David Mills, Aleteia∝

In Defense of the Immaculate Conception: Part 3 – Nick Hardesty, Catholic Stand

The Real Eden Project: How The Garden Is an Extension of the Liturgy and a Recreation of Paradise – David Clayton, The New Liturgical Movement

Synod Chicanery – Donald R. McClarey JD, The American Catholic

Mary and Ecumenism: Our Mother Wants Unity – Stacy Trasancos PhD, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Another Reverse Wreckovation, Yes! – Fr. Z’s Blog

How Traditional Latin Mass Fosters More Active Participation than the New Mass- Peter Kwasniewski PhD, The New Liturgical Movement

Exodus: Gods & Kings Has Nothing On The Ten Commandements – David Ives, Aleteia∝

Recently Commissioned Relief Carving of Saint Vincent de Paul - David Clayton, The New Liturgical Movement

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Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Angelus address August 30, 2020.

Pope Francis: The Path to Holiness Requires Spiritual Combat

Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel, the pope said that “living a Christian life is not made up of dreams or beautiful aspirations, but of concrete commitments, in order to open ourselves ever more to God's will and to love for our brothers and sisters.”