Catholic philosopher Dietrich von Hildebrand’s memoir tells of his efforts to oppose the Nazi’s through appealing to rational and religious thinking, as well as the story of his narrow escapes from German authorities.
April 17, 2015
I have always said shooting a turkey is like hitting a knuckleball. A gobbler’s head dances around like the specialty pitch of Major League Baseball’s famous Niekro brothers. How can a youth hit such a target? That was the question weighing heavily on my mind as I prepared to take my daughter Claire on her […]
April 8, 2015
Lovers of art and lovers of great reading will both find satisfaction in this beautiful story that bounces back and forth between the 1940s and today, with memory taking a starring role in both stages of life of a survivor of the World War II siege of Leningrad.
March 23, 2015
In his homily at Mass during the 2015 Archdiocesan Men’s Conference, Father William Baer made one thing clear: Local news can be monotonous and dull. Covering the mundane events of ordinary life can be a drag. But the mission of The Catholic Spirit is, and always has been, to spread the good news, not the bad. Sometimes the good news is boring.