Starry Night Advent Star Featured (Credit: Integrated Catholic Life)

Getting Ready: A Simple Plan for the Best Advent Ever

by Theresa Thomas,

of the Integrated Catholic Life™

Closing Of The Academic Mind; Trans-Phobia Shaming – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Charles Manson Dead – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Massimo Faggioli on the Middle Ages – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Identified the Wise Men? Really? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
A Catholic Spin on Maslow: Your Needs Define Your Eternal Destiny – Gab. Garnica, CS
Univs. are Silencing Pro-Lifers; But Students Fight Back – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Strm
The Morality of Amoris Lætitia Isn’t Thomistic – Richard A. Spinello Ph.D., Crisis Mgz
Elsewhere: Michael Martin on Heresy – Rick Yoder, The Amish Catholic
Pope Francis: Gossip “Destroys” Dioceses – Luke Coppen,
Looking at Laudato Si’ in Theory & Practice – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine
Andrea Cordero Cardinal Lanza di Montezemolo Dies Aged 92 – Vatican Radio
Legion of Christ Responds to ‘Paradise Papers’ Claims of Offshore Accounts – CNA
Police Department Offers “Active Shooter” Training for Clergy – Fr. Z’s Blog
Book Review: Mike Aquilina’s “The Healing Imperative” – Anthony S. Layne, Cthlc Stnd
How Some Catholics are Serving Up Thanksgiving for the Poor – Maggie Maslak, CNA
Canada’s First In-Utero Surgery to Repair Spina Bifida a Success – J-P Mauro, Aleteia