This Is Spiritually More Beneficial Than Fasting, According To St. John Of The Cross – Philip Kosloski at Aleteia +1

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Living Together Before Marriage – Chris Padgett at Our Sunday Visitor +1

Christ’s Passion Teaches Us To Worship – Briana Huddleston at Catholic Stand

A Winning Strategy For Catholic Americans – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity

Losing Our Religion – Christian Daru at Catholic Stand

A Reminder About The Date Of The Immaculate Conception – Gregory DiPippo at New Liturgical Movement

The One Advent Calendar Your Family Needs – Cerith Gardiner at Aleteia

That Time When The Pope’s Close Ally Stonewalled Me. . .  – Leila Miller

How Little Pope Francis Talks About The Faith On Papal Air-Conferences – Fr. Dwight Longenecker

The Final Report Of The Amazon Synod & The “Conversion” Of The Catholic Church – Thomas R. Ascik at The Catholic World Report

Move Along People, No Demons to See Here – John Zmirak, Ph.D., at The Stream

Money Wars At The Vatican, With The Pope Among The Belligerents – Sandro Magister at Settimo Cielo via L’Espresso

Xi Jinping Portraits Replace Catholic Symbols In Churches – Tang Zhe at Bitter Winter

Why Did The Allies Bomb The Abbey At Monte Cassino During World War II? – The National Interest

Ask Father: I Want To Leave The Catholic Church Because Of The Scandals? Fr. Z’s Rant & Beatdown – Fr. Z’s Blog

We Must Save Our Finest Music Before It’s Too Late – Colin Mawby at Catholic Herald

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