The Beauty that Attracted Saint Augustine

The Beauty that Attracted Saint Augustine

Something about Augustine is timelessly attractive, and for good reason. But what was it exactly that attracted the man, himself? Eternal beauty and logos.
The 3 Levels of Conversion: Spiritual Conversion

The 3 Levels of Conversion: Spiritual Conversion

St. Gregory of Nyssa tells the faithful to keep their gaze fixed on Jesus. This instruction provides the fundamental core of what spiritual conversion is.
The 3 Levels of Conversion: Moral Conversion

The 3 Levels of Conversion: Moral Conversion

The human person possesses two “selves." Moral conversion focuses on the consistent practice of the higher self’s triumph over the lower self.
The 3 Levels of Conversion: Intellectual Conversion

The 3 Levels of Conversion: Intellectual Conversion

A concrete aspect of Intellectual conversion is the gathering of external evidence—based on the objective order of reason—for God, Jesus, and the soul.
The Four Steps to Cultivating Gratitude

The Four Steps to Cultivating Gratitude

Gratitude is not only the key to virtue, but also to happiness and prayer. Here are four steps to cultivating gratitude in your own life.
Just how powerful is love? Take a look at the meaning behind ‘Interstellar.’

Just how powerful is love? Take a look at the meaning behind ‘Interstellar.’

In the film “Interstellar,” director Christopher Nolan takes up a major theme, namely that of love. "Interstellar" reveals the power and mystery of love.
A Christian Take on Love

A Christian Take on Love

Love, as a theological virtue, is the virtue by which we love God for his own sake and we love others for the sake of God—that is, we love God in others.
Bearing Witness in a Secular Age

Bearing Witness in a Secular Age

James K.A. Smith asks the question, “What does it mean to live in a secular society?” and points out the importance of defining the term, “secular.”
Walker Percy, M.D. and the Diagnosis of a Secular Age

Walker Percy, M.D. and the Diagnosis of a Secular Age

Through a Catholic lens, does the diagnosis of Walker Percy, a 20th century southern fiction writer, still apply to the secular age of today’s world?
How to Share Our Call to the Transcendent in a Materialist Culture

How to Share Our Call to the Transcendent in a Materialist Culture

The call to transform the culture is ever alive and new. As part of our calling to the transcendent (more than just the material world) we must share it. We must unleash the culture from the slavery o

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