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Holy Apostles Appoints Two New Chairs

Holy Apostles Appoints Two New Chairs Holy Apostles College & Seminary is proud to announce the appointments of Prof. Charles Rex, as the Chair in Music History and Violin and Prof. Joseph Pearce, as the Tolkien and Lewis Chair in Literary Studies. Meet Our New Chairs! Violinist Charles Rex, the former Associate Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, who has recently retired, will be […] Read More

Duc in Altum by Fr. Joseph Henchey w/ Lisa Fortini-Campbell

Where do we get the energy to persevere in our voyage into the spiritual deep? In this reflection, Fr. Henchey shows how baptism changes our essential character, bringing us new life and making us more open to the grace that will transform us as we ever so gradually work to become more Christ-like during our […] Read More

From the Pope: Teamwork & Fair Play

TO THE DELEGATION OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (NFL) – See more at: http://www.news.va/en/news/to-a-delegation-of-the-national-football-league-nf#sthash.YqS2Yoyy.dpuf “Our world, and especially our young people, need models, persons who show us how to bring out the best in ourselves, to use our God-given gifts and talents, and, in so doing, to point the way to a better future for […] Read More

God’s Power

Read  “Pope at Mass: God’s Power Saves us from Weakness and Sins“ from Vatican Radio published by news.va   “All of us are vulnerable, fragile, weak, and we need to be healed,” the Pope said.  But recognizing our vulnerability is one of the most difficult things of life.  At times, we try to cover this […] Read More

Moral Imagination

Read  “Awakening the Moral Imagination” written by Vigen Guroian published by The Imaginative Conservative. “The American writer Flannery O’Connor spoke a simple but profound truth when she said that ‘a story is a way to say something that can’t be said any other way…. You tell a story because a statement would be inadequate.’ The great […] Read More

Announcement of Two New Chairs

Announcement of Two New Chairs Fr. Brian Mullady, OP, has been named Chair of Thomistic Theology. Father Brian Thomas Becket Mullady O.P. is the son of an Air Force officer and was raised through out the United States. He entered the Dominican Order in 1966 and was Ordained in Oakland, California in 1972.  He has been a […] Read More

Catholic art after the Reformation

Artemisia Gentileschi’s “Judith Slaying Holofernes” (1620-21). (Credit: Catholic News Agency.) Art historian Elizabeth Lev explains how Artemisia Gentileschi, a post-reformation painter, expressed her childhood trauma, her constant battle with sin and the teachings of the Church though her art. Through a careful examination of her most famous works we learn how Artemisia is a true […] Read More

Catholic schools repeatedly display academic excellence in national testing

Catholic Schools Outperform Public Schools on the New 2016 SAT Subject Tests Catholic schools repeatedly display academic excellence in national testing Arlington, VA – The College Board SAT Subject Tests scores show that religiously affiliated schools, which include Catholic schools, scored significantly higher than the national mean for public schools on the new version of […] Read More