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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Abortion Is Our Red Wave

In this election there was one big red wave, the certainty of which has continued its all too predictable march through every precinct in the land, signaling yet another triumph at the polls for abortion.


An Open Letter to Our Bishops

In times past, it was everywhere understood that care of the soul was the principal function of the bishop’s office. Alas, that is no longer true.

Rescuing the Republic

If the unfolding lunacy we see day after day coming out of Washington doesn’t lead to a red wave in November, then the whole country has gone crackers.

The World Must Speak of God

Art and poetry are vouchsafed to us by God for the purpose of giving voice to all that cannot be said but about which it would be an impoverishment to remain silent.

On Becoming a Saint

It is an axiom of membership among believing Roman Catholics that nothing matters more than the pursuit of holiness

On Loving the Infinite

One should open the mind only in order to close it on something solid. Reality is never the result of my mind thinking it but rather my receiving it.

The Unattainability of Perfect Justice

Here we see the pathos, the sheer sadness that impinges at every turn upon the pursuit and practice of justice. There can be no end to the business of making things fair, definitively and purely so. Not in this life anyway. 

The Apologetics of Abuse

America Magazine argues that no one should be banned from the Eucharist. No one? Really? What about the unbaptized? Are they free to receive? What about Satanists?

Yes, It Can Happen Here

If deathly totalitarianism happened to Germany—which, for all its vaunted progress and sophistication, could not prevent its falling into barbarism—it can happen here.

A Special Saint for Our Time

St. Titus Brandsma, the martyred Carmelite priest from Holland who died at Dachau in 1942, stands out as perhaps the most compelling example for Catholics concerned about the threat of state-sponsored terror and tyranny.

The Infrequency of Infallibility

The pope exercises no authority on his own, all authority having come from Christ. He is not, therefore, above the Church’s Doctrine of the Faith, but rather he is its custodian and protector.

What Price Redemption?

God takes our suffering entirely upon Himself, bearing it away in the fire of an infinite love. Who else but a God of love would dare to take on the world’s dereliction?

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