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A Priest’s Fight for the Seal of Confession

When I was a seminarian in St. Benedict, Louisiana, I always thought the Sacrament of Reconciliation would be my favorite to celebrate, if I became a priest. The first time I encountered the seriousness of the Seal of Confession was with one of my good friends. We attended the same high school, and ended up going to […] Read More

Fr. Spitzer: Teaching Science & Faith – Conflict or Confluence?

From Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, O.P. The next Webinar is entitled “Teaching Science and Faith – Conflict or Confluence?” designed by Fr. Spitzer of the Magis Institute in collaboration with the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology. Here’s the flier. The webinar will be held on February 3, 2015, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm EST. […] Read More

Announcing the New DPS Editor – Judith Babarsky

I am always glad to share good news. Judith Babarsky, both a HACS alumni and an adjunct professor, has accepted the position of Blog Editor for our DPS Blog. Judith has been with us for some time now, and will be an added benefit in her new role. I am certain the DPS Blog writing […] Read More

HACS Best College for Transmission of Natural Law

I would like to share some news passed on by Richard Birdsall,  our HACS Bookstore Manager, Director of Career Services, and past President of the DPS that HACS has been recognized as “the Best Natural Law College dedicated to the transmission of the authentic tradition of Natural Law.” From the Newsletter, “The Golden Standard” of […] Read More

Course Offering Entitled: Evangelii Gaudium

From Dr. Sebastian Mahfood…. Good morning, friends, and most blessed Christmas Eve, I’d like to share with you an online course offering entitled Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel taught by Msgr. James McNamara of the Diocese of Rockville Center.  Here is the flier; and here is the syllabus. The course is open only to […] Read More

Toward a 21st Century Catholic World-View – Dr. Ronda Chevin

In the past month, Dr. Ronda Chervin’s Toward a 21st Century Catholic World-View has come to print. Dr. Ronda, the beloved professor of philosophy at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, has edited and contributed essays towards a book which consists of a collaboration of both faculty and students of HACS.  Toward a 21st Century Catholic […] Read More

99 Ways to Teach Like the Master

I would like to announce that the eBook, 99 Ways to Teach Like the Master from Mr. TJ Burdick, OP is available in a pre-release sale of $3.99. Education is the foundational to the development of souls. We are all educators because we all share in the mission of love and conversion. By examining the […] Read More

Pope Pius XII and World War II: The Documented Truth

I would like to pass some information along on an event at Holy Apostles sponsored by the Pave the Way Foundation. The lecture will be by Gary Krupp, president and founder of Pave the Way Foundation. The title of the lecture is “Pope Pius XII and World War II: The Documented Truth”.  The title pretty […] Read More

Court cites ‘Laws of Nature’ in Upholding Union of Man & Woman

The state of marriage in the Western World is in shambles; we all agree. But widening the definition (can that honestly be done anyway?) is not the solution. The way back is to hold those who do marry closer to the actual definition that is not the product of religion or the state, but of […] Read More