The Dire Need for the “Wisdom Books”

The Dire Need for the “Wisdom Books”

“Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the duty of every human being.” (Ecclesiastes 12:13) Many of the headlines and pundits over the past 20-30 years state the same mantra, that “this country has lost its moral compass”, or that we…

New Catholic University: Faith and Science – STEM Degree Programs at Catholic Polytechnic University

New Catholic University: Faith and Science – STEM Degree Programs at Catholic Polytechnic University

A 2017 national survey stated that up to 74% of Catholic youths and teens (between 12 and 20 years old) will leave the Church before their 21st birthday. Some will come back to the Holy Apostolic Church later in life, and some with join a Protestant or Evangelical church. Unfortunately, many will never return to…

The U.S. and the Reparations Quandary: Are we really worse than other nations?

The U.S. and the Reparations Quandary: Are we really worse than other nations?

NY Times: “The inaction of Great Britain …. has been not only absurd, but almost criminal.” The recent talks on Capitol Hill about reparations for African American slavery has reignited the topic across the country. Generally, politicians on one side are in favor of monetary reparations to be paid to current descendants of former slaves…

The Link Between Atheists, Agnostics and Mass Shooters

The Link Between Atheists, Agnostics and Mass Shooters

After two more horrific, senseless and random killing sprees worldwide — one in New Zealand and the other in the Netherlands — the media and the world once again ask the questions, “Who is doing this?” and “How can we prevent it?” Just recently, in New Zealand, a self-proclaimed “eco-fascist” murdered 50 Muslims attending a…

Question: “Why do no miracles occur nowadays?”

Question: “Why do no miracles occur nowadays?”

“Why, it is asked, do no miracles occur nowadays, such as occurred in former times?” wrote Saint Augustine of Hippo, who lived from 354 to 430 A.D.. This same question asked in the early 5th century is not so different from one asked by thousands of Christians throughout the world today. People often wish they…

Commercial Construction Activity Forecast for 2019 and 2020 (and Beyond)

Commercial Construction Activity Forecast for 2019 and 2020 (and Beyond)

Timing the commercial real estate and development market is much the same as trying to time the stock market, or timing interest rates or housing values; many people try to do it- and most do it poorly. Commercial construction activity is in some ways like the overall economy; there are so many factors which can…