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50 Years after Humanae Vitae: Where do we stand in heeding the directive given to scientists, doctors, and nurses?

By Patrick F Fagan, Ph.D

The Mandate: Towards the end of Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI asked scientists and medical professionals to uncover the biological secrets of fertility and to teach them in natural family planning (NFP).   The Scientific Evidence of the Harms of Contraception: Scientists have discovered tha...

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God’s Loving Design

By Rev. William M Watson, SJ

The creation of the cosmos, and the human person as the apex of this creation, was a completely gratuitous act of the Holy Trinity. Why did they do it? Pope Francis put it succinctly in the first months of his papacy: “Creation is a love story.” We were created by Love itself to participate in t...

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Advent Reflection

By Fr. James Moore, O.P.

These days as we Dominicans go in to chant Evening Prayer (Vespers), we notice that it is very dark by the time we start at 5 p.m.  This time of year is enfolded in the deep dark of oncoming winter.   The same might also be said of our world on an intellectual and spiritual level.  For ...

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Cardinal John Henry Newman and Our Times

By Fr. Juan R. Vélez

After the intolerance, bigotry and hatred on the part of xenophobic groups at demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia (August 2017), we must turn to the lives of the saints who teach us that it is possible to overcome such egregious behavior. Despite very different circumstances, the life of Joh...

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Napa Valley Fires Update

By Garrett Busch and Nate Tanner

October 13, 2017 Dear Friends, First, thank you to everyone for your thoughts and prayers as the team in Napa is faced with a challenge like nothing they have ever seen before. We have received an outpouring of unconditional support and it is truly appreciated. With so many conflicting media r...

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How Do You Put Good Profit Into Action: A Defense of What is Not Seen

By Catherine R. Pakaluk, Ph.D.

Catherine R. Pakaluk, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics The Busch School of Business and Economics Friday, October 6, 2017   Good afternoon! Pleasure to be with you as we close out this tremendous gathering.   I was asked to speak about putting Good Profit into action. I ...

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