Shame and Fear

By Austin Howe Shame and fear Separate yet similar Growing up i was a laugher I made people smile How foolish i was   To my Mind this was right But not everyday was built for joy I couldn’t believe no-one laughed I always feared when the laugh was gone I was ashamed that I Read More …

Mass of the Holy Spirit

By Alex Santana The Catholic University of America held its annual Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday, August 30, 2018, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. This type of mass has been celebrated continuously since the University’s founding in 1887 by Pope Leo XIII Read More …

Shop Class as Soul Craft

  By President John Garvey After trading his executive office for a mechanic’s shop, Matthew Crawford explored the value of working with your hands and the integrity of the human worker in the 21st century in his book Shop Class as Soulcraft, reviewed by President John Garvey. -Katie Ward, Tower Staff Catholics sometimes have trouble Read More …

Honoring Catholic University’s Fallen Soldiers

By Luke Cocci  At The Catholic University of America we are the children of two nations, the Catholic Church and the United States. These two nations have dedicated themselves to improving the future, while always keeping the past in mind. These two nations are ingrained in our core identity. It is in this spirit that Read More …