Choosing Life Together, after Dobbs

By Jordan Hylden  I came that they might have life, and have it more abundantly. — John 10:10 The late Bishop Thomas Shaw, formerly Bishop of Massachusetts and a respected voice for justice, delivered a ser... Read More...

Crisis and the Common Good

In Search of the Common Good: Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World. By Jake Meador. InterVarsity Press, pp. 200. $23. Review by Jordan Hylden In so many ways, the annus horribilis 2020 was an unvei... Read More...

Decline is a Choice

By Jordan Hylden Like everyone else, I found the 2019 parochial report statistics very sobering reading. As David Goodhew summarized, TEC has lost about 40 percent of its membership since 1980, with 314,000 ... Read More...

The Work of the Priest: A Conversation

The struggle to properly balance the contemplative and the active virtues is not new to modern American life. St. Gregory the Great discussed the need for both in his classic

The Government on His Shoulders

The possibility of genuine politics begins with the first Christmas, with the Incarnation. It is finally and only here that we see there might actually be a peaceable Prince of all the world.