Regis Martin

Regis Martin is Professor of Theology and Faculty Associate with the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He earned a licentiate and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. Martin is the author of a number of books, including Still Point: Loss, Longing, and Our Search for God (2012) and The Beggar's Banquet (Emmaus Road). His most recent book, published by Scepter, is called Looking for Lazarus: A Preview of the Resurrection.

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My Advice? Step Down

The Church, which has always stood for sanity, may have to ask the Pope to step down in order to make things sane again.

Rendezvous in Rome

What else is martyrdom but an outward expression of an inward reality implicit in the act of becoming a Christian?

Memory and Mass

Christianity did not entirely disavow the ancient idea of memory, but instead baptized it, most perfectly in the re-presentation of the sacrifice of Calvary.

Segue to Sanctity

If the Office of Unity, symbolized by a sitting bishop, is necessary to the maintenance of faith, then holiness of life is the reason for it.

We Have Seen This Show Before

Contrary to some modern protests, there exists a norm or standard of right reason which applies to everyone in every place and time.

A Kneeling Theology

When theologians withhold their assent from all that the Church has consistently taught from the very beginning until now, they pretty much leave everything in ruins.

Ignatius and Polybius

According to St. Ignatius of Antioch, the bishop occupies a seat of governance no less authoritative than that of God Himself.

On Hedgehogs and Synods

The Hedgehog knows one big thing, but our Synod Fathers (and Mothers) seemed consumed with many lesser things.

Rearranging the Synod Table Chairs

The Synod was a series of fixations on matters of utter inconsequence, rather like the deck hands busily arranging chairs on the Titanic before its final plunge into the sea.

Missive to Magnesia

St. Ignatius of Antioch implores the good Christians of Magnesia not “to be led astray by wrong views or by outmoded tales that count for nothing.”

Blessing a Sterile Parody

Same-sex unions are not even unions, only a parody, both sad and sterile, of a relation that is not real.

Whither the Synod?

The Synod organizers themselves don’t really know where any of this is going, but we’re all supposed to be on the way anyway.   

The Other Letter to the Ephesians

Of the seven letters of St. Ignatius, all written in great haste along the way from Antioch to Rome, the first in the order of importance, as well as the longest, was the letter sent to the Ephesians.

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