Of Dante and Our Current Crisis

By Anthony Esolen, October 4, 2018 In these bad days I have called to mind Dante’s Inferno.  I think of the structure of the City of Dis, the Hell within Hell.  Outside of its miserable walls are punished those sinners who gave in to immoderate desires for things that are naturally good,... read more

Whatever Happened to Purgatory?

The doctrine of purgatory is full of compassion, common sense, confidence, joy and eternal hope Fr. Dwight Longenecker Blog |  Aug. 2, 2018 Have you noticed how many Catholics seem to have forgotten purgatory? When a loved one dies they say, “Aunt Hilda has gone to be with the Lord”... read more