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Latest Writings:

"The Cardinals on the WallsThe Catholic Thing, June 30, 2024

"Catholicism and the Truth about Ideology," Catholic World Report, June 18, 2024

"Taking a Stand to UnderstandThe Catholic Thing, May 9, 2024

"'Christian Nationalism' and the 'Catholic Thing'The Catholic Thing, April 15, 2024

"Swimming in the Secular FishbowlThe University Bookman, March 24, 2024

"Why Do We 'Practice' the Faith?The Catholic Thing, March 10, 2024

"IVF and the Inconsistent Ethic of LifeCatholic World Report, March 6, 2024

"Can Secular Arguments Stop Assisted Suicide?Catholic World Report, February 28, 2024

"Toward a Eucharistic EducationThe Catholic Thing, January 30, 2024

"A Year with "A Catechism in a Year Podcast'Catholic World Report, January 7, 2024

"What is a 'Conservative' Catholic?Voegelin View, December 29, 2023

"Busyness and Christian LivingThe Catholic Thing, December 27, 2023

"Can Objective Morality Make a Comeback?The Public Discourse, December 4, 2023

"Eucharistic Revival, Thanksgiving, and the Call to LoveThe Catholic Thing, November 22, 2023

"Catholic Schools, the Communion of Saints, and the EucharistCatholic World Report, November 10, 2023

"The Eucharist and AIThe Catholic Thing, November 5, 2023

"Mourning with St. Jerome: An InterviewCatholic World Report, November 3, 2023

"Who are the Real Fanatics?Catholic World Report, October 20, 2023

"St. Jerome: Knight of Sacred ScriptureCatholic World Report, September 30, 2023

"How about a Sound Soul in a Sound Body?Catholic World Report, September 24, 2023

"Ministers Return to their ClassroomsCatholic World Report, August 20, 2023

"Cursing and Christian LivingThe Catholic Thing, August 13, 2023

"Making Catholic Schools CatholicCatholic World Report, July 12, 2023

"Mysteries Require Odes, Not EmailsThe University Bookman, July 9, 2023

Tribute to Gerald J. Russello (1971-2021) The University Bookman

"Bonagura's Catechism" (Review of Staying with the Catholic ChurchThe Catholic Thing

Scholarly Writings:

Academic and Peer-Reviewed Writings are available at this link.

Writings on Education:

"What's 12 x 11? Um, Let Me Google That" The Wall Street Journal

"Common Core's Newer Math" National Review Online

"Common Core Is Not Catholic Education" The Catholic Thing

"D.E.I. Curricula versus Catholic EducationThe Catholic Thing

"Saving Catholic SchoolsThe Catholic Thing

"Transforming Catholic SchoolsThe Catholic Thing

"The Sword of Education" The University Bookman

Writings on Pro-Life Issues:

"Conceived to Die? Abortion and 'Medically Futile Pregnancies'The Catholic Thing


"Pro-Life Legislation and the Pain of CompromiseCatholic World Report

"Don't Criminalize Women for AbortionThe Catholic Thing

"The Promise and Perils of a Post-Roe AmericaCatholic World Report

"Criminalizing Abortion: A Thought ExperimentCatholic World Report

"Does 'Pro-Life' mean 'Anti-Gun'?Catholic World Report

"Back to the Pro-Life FutureThe University Bookman

Letter to the Editor against Roe v. Wade, The New York Times

Writings on Catholic Faith and Culture:

"Was Virgil Catholic?" America

"The Heresy of Good Personism" The Catholic Thing

"The Heresy of the Two Testament GodThe Catholic Thing

"When Prayers Go UnansweredThe Catholic Thing

"Hell -- And VocationsThe Catholic Thing

"From Death to Life" First Things

"Can We 'Identify as Catholic'?Catholic World Report

"When 'Consent' and 'Control' Replace Morals and VirtuesThe Catholic Thing

"The Sexual Revolution and the Fall of 'Roe'The Catholic Thing

"The Implicit Faith of 'Follow the Science'Catholic World Report

"Instagram and IconsThe Catholic Thing

"Why St. Joseph Is the Patron of Those Who Work at HomeAleteia

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