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You can make your own “medieval” manuscript. Here’s a video guide.

In the era of PDFs and mass printing, there is something the monastic art of calligraphy and illumination can teach us about work, time, and beauty.

Look at the world and the future: Here’s why there’s no need to be afraid

There are just 3 tools needed to transform culture in America.

Moses, Elijah, and Jesus: Why are they all together at the Transfiguration?

This unusual “gathering” has deep eschatological meaning. And looking at a single word in the original Greek can help decipher it.

Should Catholics participate in “Carnival”?

While the pre-Lenten festival has existed for many centuries, saints and others have had mixed views about it.

Why is there a devil hiding in a cloud in this medieval fresco?

That’s a very weird looking cloud right there, Maestro Giotto.

Why do so many national flags feature crosses?

And who would have known St. Ambrose was also a good flag designer?

The game Fortnite and the tyranny of technology

It tends to absorb everything into its ironclad logic ... Here's what to do.

How many times has the Bible been translated?

If Aramaic was good enough for Jesus … oh, wait.

8 Everyday words and phrases with divine origins

Did you know that the things you say everyday have religious meaning behind them?

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