C.S. Lewis offers some guidance on how to live knowing we are going to die…

You don’t expect an apologist to write much about dying and death. That’s for the evangelist trying to close the sale. But the great apologist C. S. Lewis wrote surprisingly often about the death that awaits us all. Lewis wrote so much about death because he believed so strongly in the reality of Heaven and Hell, and wanted his readers to get to the first and not the second…

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Read a preview of Cardinal Pell’s ‘Prison Journal,’ which comes out Dec. 15…

Set free on April 7 by the High Court of Australia, which unanimously judged the accusations as baseless, Cardinal George Pell, 79, sent off his prison journal for publication by Ignatius Press, the American publishing house founded and directed by the Jesuit Joseph Fessio, a veteran disciple of Joseph Ratzinger and member of his “Schulerkreis.”

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When you’re tempted to sin, follow St. Francis de Sales’ advice…

When we feel an overwhelming temptation to commit a particular sin, it can be difficult to resist. We may know it is bad, but our passions drive us to do it anyway. St. Francis de Sales, in his book Introduction to the Devout Life, explains what you should do when you are initially tempted. Besides his basic tips, another effective way to combat temptation…

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