“One could just let the book fall open and be assured of finding something wonderful.”
Read this review of our new book The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life (Penguin Random House) in The National Catholic Reporter: Guide Offers Ways to Make Life a Little Bit Holier.
In this article in Celebration, TCC’s own Melissa Musick describes the Catholic custom of carrying the coffin of the beloved dead. Read the essay about the power of ritual after the jump:
R.R. Reno, the editor of First Things, gives eight reasons why some people feel drawn to Catholicism. Read them here: Why do people become Catholic?
“A tradition . . . takes a physical activity and infuses it with enchantment.”
As my Jesuit friend Michael Rossmann said about this piece, “Catholic teaching brought to you by The New York Times.” Read it from David Brooks: Let’s Have A Better Culture War. Want to put the spiritual and moral implications of your life front and center?