Shrove Tuesday: Preparing for Lent

By Matthew Sottile, Editor A day when Catholics everywhere prepare themselves for the challenges Lent will bring, yet also serves as an introspective moment of thanks. I say this because […]

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Be Servants of Hope in a World of Fake News

By Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director Does the Catholic Church have anything relevant to say about the spread of “fake news” and its impact on political debate? Pope Francis offers an […]

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Ushering in the New Year

Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director January 24 is the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, patron of writers and journalists. This memorable bishop, writer and advisor of popes and European royalty […]

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Merry Christmas from the Novalis Team!

Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director Why do we love Christmas? Why do we spend so much time, energy, money and angst in preparing for this single day? For many reasons, I […]

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Literature’s Impact

By Matthew Sottile, Editor  By definition, literature consists of “written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit.” The books we cherish move us to tears, educate youth, […]

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Portraits of Faith: Where Would I Be without God? An Incredible Journey

The following is an excerpt from one of our new Fall 2016 titles, Portraits of Faith: Young Adult Catholics Share Their Stories. This book contains a collection of 15 essays by young Catholics […]

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Remembering St. John XXIII

By Anne Louise Mahoney, Editor It was October 1958. Pius XII had died after 19 years as Bishop of Rome. Canadian Catholics, like Catholics around the world, were anxiously waiting […]

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