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Chesterton school planned for Stillwater seeks Church recognition

Chesterton school planned for Stillwater seeks Church recognition

| December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Called Chesterton Academy of the St. Croix Valley, the school has connections to Chesterton Academy in Hopkins as a member of the Chesterton Schools Network.

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In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a time when Catholics seem to be split between conservative or progressive factions, the life and works of English writer G. K. Chesterton can inspire men and women in the church to rise above conflict, said U.S. scholar Dale Ahlquist.

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Chesterton conference confronts challenge of modern-day eugenics

Chesterton conference confronts challenge of modern-day eugenics

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Chesterton thought the eugenics movement was based on false anthropology — that is, treating human beings as if they were higher-order animals and breeding-cart horses. But he also saw it, of course, as an assault on the poor,” said Basilian Father Ian Boyd, president of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture at Seton Hall in South Orange, N.J. “The people who were passing all this legislation did not mean it should apply to them or to their children. They always legislated as if they were legislating for another species.”

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The apostle of ‘the apostle of common sense’

The apostle of ‘the apostle of common sense’

| January 6, 2016 | 4 Comments

George Preca of Malta. The rosary’s luminous mysteries. The Lord’s Prayer, the Greek word for “debt,” and the interchange of “justice” and “righteousness.” Standing before 18 high school sophomores in early December, Dale Ahlquist tied each topic into a 45-minute lecture on Christ’s Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes.

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